@polledemaagt An account manager is the clearest sign that you are paying too much. —@alper
Thinking of stuff to do while in Berlin and underemployed (in the beginning maybe).
Last week’s Pirate Party victory in Berlin where they got 10% of the vote should serve as a wake-up call to left-ish political parties that are paying lip service to the internet. There is a massive untapped populace who are completely disillusioned with the out of touch politics of today. GroenLinks and D’66’s only luck right now is that the Dutch Pirate Party is so incompetent for now.
And it seems that time travel maps are still popular while we still don’t have access to the data. Here’s a project being executed by my office mate Arjan Scherpenisse:
Our friends at Two for Joy Coffee Roasters have opened their second store in Amsterdam. It’s a new favorite place to work and meet:
Kars put the slides for his dconstruct talk on the Transformers online. Well worth a read for a realistic view on the city and games.
Work on Apps voor Nederland and culiacan working at pace. I’m very proud of the community that is coming together.
Finished reading The City & The City by China Miéville. A poignant book. The science-fiction book for this year. I read it on Readmill which is a pleasant enough reading experience but I don’t know yet if it will be the home of my future library.
Caught up a bit on the Fyra back with Yuri van Geest. A pleasure as always.
Friday was concluded in Utrecht with more writing and working at the Hubbub studio.
We had a great time playing The Resistance a mashup between Mastermind and Werewolf.
Yes, that is the best we have found thusfar for a Microsoft Surface Table.
Most of them have either studied sciences or work in IT (or both). Politicians who can do maths. That may be an actual solution to the economic crisis we are in.