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Testimonials Digital Humanities minor at DHBenelux2018
At the DHBenelux 2018 conference, students from the VU minor “Digital Humanities and Social Analytics” presented their final DH in Practice work. In this video, the students talk about their experience in the minor and [Read More...]
Big Data Europe Project ended
All good things come to an end, and that also holds for our great Horizon2020 project “Big Data Europe“, in which we collaborated with a broad range of techincal and domain partners to develop (Semantic) [Read More...]
André Baart and Kasadaka win IXA High Potential Award
On 19 June, André Baart was awarded the High Potential Award at the Amsterdam Science & Innovation en Impact Awards for his and W4RA‘s work on the Kasadaka platform. Kasadaka (“talking box”) is an ICT for [Read More...]
A Brief Trip Report from WebSci 2018
The early part of last week I attended the Web Science 2018 conference. It was hosted here in Amsterdam which was nice for me. It was nice to be at a conference where I could go [Read More...]
Presenting the CARPA project
The ICT4D project CARPA, funded by NWO-WOTRO had its first stakeholder workshop today at the Amsterdam Business School of UvA. From our project proposal: The context for CARPA (Crowdsourcing App for Responsible Production in Africa) lies [Read More...]
Presenting the CARPA project
The ICT4D project CARPA, funded by NWO-WOTRO had its first stakeholder workshop today at the Amsterdam Business School of UvA. From our project proposal: The context for CARPA (Crowdsourcing App for Responsible Production in Africa) lies [Read More...]
Trip Report: WebConf 2018
I had the pleasure of attending the Web Conference 2018 in Lyon last week along with my colleague Corey Harper . This is the 27th addition of the largest conference on the World Wide Web. I have [Read More...]
A look back at UCDS at ICT.Open2018
Two weeks ago, ICT.Open2018 was held in Amersfoort. This event brings together Computer Science researchers from all over the Netherlands and our research group was present with many posters and presentations. We even won a prize! [Read More...]
A look back at UCDS at ICT.Open2018
Two weeks ago, ICT.Open2018 was held in Amersfoort. This event brings together Computer Science researchers from all over the Netherlands and our research group was present with many posters and presentations. We even won a prize! [Read More...]
An Augmented Reality App to Annotate Art
[This post is based on the Bachelor project by Jurjen Braam and reuses content from his thesis] The value of Augmented Reality applications has been shown for a number of different tasks. Most of these show [Read More...]