Widgets algemene afwegingen

Het is nu een paar weken geleden dat ik de eerste release versie van een serie widgets die ik samen met Tam Tam in opdracht van het Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties (BZK) heb ontwikkeld (een overzichtsartikel). Doel van het project was om in een breder initiatief aangaande overheid en open data te kijken … Continue reading Widgets algemene afwegingen

Widgets overzicht

Pas dus het project van een stel widgets voor het Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken afgerond. Hier een beschrijving per widget met afwegingen over de functionaliteit en de data. In een vervolgbericht wat algemenere projectnotities. De widgets zelf met installatiecodes staan op overheid20.nl, de teksten staan gewoon in de beschrijvingen van de widgets en de code … Continue reading Widgets overzicht

ThingsCon Amsterdam 2016 Talk

Next up, @alper talking about conversational interfaces. Join the livestream at https://t.co/mdVhV45tsg — Peter Bihr 🚀 (@peterbihr) December 2, 2016 Up now #thingsconams Designing Conversational Interfaces with @alper. Here we go: chatbots! "Why isn't this presentation given by a bot?" pic.twitter.com/62AGWjAxle — TIStv (@TIStv) December 2, 2016 Conversational interfaces at Thingscon (at @Volkshotel in Amsterdam … Continue reading ThingsCon Amsterdam 2016 Talk

Tweet coverage of the 2016 Bot Summit at the V&A in London

I was at the 2016 Bot Summit in London a couple of weeks ago. I did my best to capture salient points from every talk in a tweet. Here are all of them in order. Now @v21 who made https://t.co/46XYTViILi about creating tools to enable people to play with technology. #botsummit — Alper Çuğun (@alper) … Continue reading Tweet coverage of the 2016 Bot Summit at the V&A in London

Actually it’s about ethics in software engineering

This is an expanded transcription of a tweetstorm (based partially on conversations with Peter) that starts at this Tweet about the Volkswagen emissions scandal but actually as we go along it will be clear that it is about ethics in software engineering. First the news that started it all. Volkswagen’s US head Michael Horn blamed his engineers during … Continue reading Actually it’s about ethics in software engineering

Insurance in the age of big data and personalized tracking

Last week there was some debate spurred by some of the larger insurers of the Netherlands who want to use tracking data to personalize insurance coverage. A piece in the Reformatorisch Dagblad of all places and Rob Wijnberg talking about it at DWDD. The problem is that insurance by definition is not personalized and we … Continue reading Insurance in the age of big data and personalized tracking

Breaking into the English speaking world

Last week we finally got featured with Bycatch on Boingboing and Fast Company thanks to our invitation to the XOXO festival. It is amazing to see what that attention does and what kind of effect that has on sales. The drone warfare game where you spy on players with your smartphone http://t.co/gZXUbQt0By @offworld pic.twitter.com/QO1MeUwOrx — … Continue reading Breaking into the English speaking world

The redesign of Moritzplatz roundabout

This is turning into a traffic blog more than anything else. After taking stock of the plans for the new Maaßenstraße which is very slowly nearing completion, now let’s take a look at another place close to my heart: Moritzplatz. The square is right underneath my office and as such I cross it several times … Continue reading The redesign of Moritzplatz roundabout