“Why is the sky blue?”, “What is a black hole?”, and “How does a search engine work?” – these are some of the questions which are raised in the exhibition “Zeker Weten?!” (“Are you sure?!”) in the Discovery Museum in Heerlen.
Feedback session NFF Talent Weekend
During the Netherlands Film Festival (NFF) Talent days, I was invited to a feedback session in Utrecht.
Film plan “Shadow of the Machine” selected for open call Imagine Film Festival / Sound & Vision
For an open call of the Imagine Film Festival and the Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision, I created a plan for a short sci-fi animation film “Schaduw van de Machine” (Shadow of the Machine). In my film, I will combine archive footage from Sound & Vision with animation. In March 2021, this plan was …
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Featured in RTL Z program
January 2021, I was briefly featured in a TV program of Dutch broadcaster RTL Z. I was interviewed about the Virtual Interiors project and could demonstrate some of the 2D and 3D interfaces we are working on.
Paper: Designing 3D search user interfaces in a digital humanities context (2020)
In a short paper for the CHIIR conference 2020, we explored the question of how to design user interfaces for searching and retrieving 3D models in a digital humanities context.
Visualizing a radio of the past using technology of the future
For the Virtual Interiors project, I was embedded at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. In a blogpost on their site, I discuss the creation of an interactive visualization of a historical radio from the 1920s.
Best paper award at DH Benelux 2019
During the Digital Humanities Benelux 2019 conference in Liège, our paper received the best paper award. It looked at novel and visual ways to support scholars’ interpretation of audiovisual sources through temporal content exploration.
PhD defense: Supporting the Complex Dynamics of the Information Seeking Process
On April 18th at 10:00, I will defend my PhD thesis at the Agnietenkapel (University of Amsterdam). You are cordially invited to attend the ceremony. On the day of the defense, from 15:00-17:00, there is also a free SIKS mini-symposium entitled “Beyond the Simple Search Box? SIKS Mini-Symposium on Process Support in Information Seeking” (info …
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Winning team HackaLOD challenge
In February 2018, I joined the DH Lab KNAW team at the fourth HackaLOD challenge. This challenge involves using and connecting digital heritage datasets, including sets from the National Library of the Netherlands, the Rijksmuseum and other institutions. During the hackathon, we developed an application based on historical recipes from historical newspapers, and linked open …