Hackerspaces and enterprise accounting

Tip: If you just want an enterprise level accounting, ERP and CRM package for your hackerspace, skip to the end. As treasurer of Hackerspace TDvenlo keeping the books has been quite a chore. When we first started in Q4 2018, I wanted to have a good grasp on how things work, swift start and of

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BlockREP: Distributed Reputation building

Sander and I pitched this idea at BCHDEVCOM in Amsterdam. https://www.hackathon.cash/ Since we both don’t know how to write software, it currently only is an idea. Please steal it. You can view the video of our presentation on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVUSHZkBsq8;t=355 This article describes a possible Distributed Reputation system based on blockchain technology. Thereby pre-empting

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Visit to IoT Tech Day 2016

Better late than never. This a report on IoT Tech Day from 2016.  I wrote this in May 2016, but I’ve been busy with personal matters for the last 2 years. So, before visiting the successor of IoT Tech Day called TEQNATION coming April, here is the report I was writing in 2016.   Introduction

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Taking a break and next years vacation

This blog might produce a lot more posts next year. In 2018 I will enjoy my sabbatical, to figure out what I will be doing next. That will probably become something in the blockchain space combined with a lot of hardware. I’ve been working continuously since 1999 after my studies. First at Oce Technologies and

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Visit to FOSDEM 2016

Here’s my report on visiting FOSDEM in Brussels last Saturday. The “Free and Open Source Developer European Meeting” is basically a mix between a 10.000 geeks, Free/Open Source Software projects, enterprise solutions and a sense of community descending on the Universite Libre Bruxelles (ULB) for a weekend. I really like FOSDEM for the atmosphere, interesting

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Getting webmail back home with Roundcube

Since 2007, I used the webmail from xs4all.nl and that worked quite well. I only had couple of problems with this setup. For once, after 8 years, it was getting a bit full and I couldn’t get any extra space for that particular E-mail box. Secondly, I had to trust my provider for keeping backups

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