Make software great again: can open source be ethical and fair?

Is there a way to go beyond open source, and have ethical, fair software in a cloud-first world? This is what some people in the open source community think. In the 20 years since its inception, open source has turned out to be the most successful model for building software. The world today runs on […]

Read More →

Please wait while your future trickles down: innovation, asymmetry and evolution

If you believe the technologists, the future is around the corner and it’s going to be perfect. But is more technology really the answer to every problem? The future’s so bright, i gotta wear shades Do you know what CeBIT is? Chances are you do, because here you are reading this. This means you have […]

Read More →

Media hype and moral panic: fake news and populism in the Netherlands

What led towards an election result that did not live up to Geert Vilders’ hopes and everyone else’s fears? Where does fake news fit in this picture, and what lessons are there to be learned? As an expat who has lived and worked in the Netherlands for 3 full years by choice, speaks the language […]

Read More →