Monthly Archives: May 2015

Creative Camp Amsterdam wrap-up

From 23-27 March 2015 the second Creative Camp took place in Amsterdam. Almost 30 European researchers from various academic disciplines such as the humanities, political and computer sciences (see abstracts), joined us in the Meertens Institute to work with the proceedings of

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Trip Report: WWW 2015

Last week I was in Florence Italy for the 23rd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015). This is the leading computer science conference focused on web technology writ large. It’s a big conference – 1400 attendees this year. WWW

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2nd VU ICT4D symposium “Data for Development”

Today, the second international VU symposium in ICT for Development was held. As last year, the workshop was a great success, with an international host of speakers and a variety of attendees (around 80 people joined).This year’s symposium we looked at

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Open PHACTS – a story through publications

I was proud to be part of the Open PHACTS project for three years. The project built a platform for drug discovery that integrates data over multiple different kinds of chemistry and biological data currently connecting information about compounds, targets, pathways, diseases and tissues.. The

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