Rhythmus.be

  1. To Do

    The Rhythmus.be website is an ongoing project. It’s buggy and the user experience could be better. In some circumstances, performance could be an issue. And so on. Bear with me: here is what I plan to do.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/toDo
  2. To Write

    Overview of (long-form) articles for which I have drafts and that you may expect to be published here, some day or another.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/toWrite
  3. A New Machine

    How I set up my new MacBook Pro Retina (running OSX9 “Mavericks”) as a dispensable client that hooks in to my “cloud” of apps, fonts, and data.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/NewLaptop
  4. RSS Feed Sharing

    Wouldn’t it be cool if we could share our awesome hand-curated collections of blog feed syndications? Here are some quick tips on how to do it with Feedly.com: get several dozens (or thousands) of blog feeds into Feedly’s top-notch RSS reader — and back out. And then there’s this idea for an app…

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/FeedSharing
  5. The Glitter of Gems

    Our universities are going down the drain. They’ve become cash-burning bureaucracies ruled by a managerial caste of impostors who speculate with the inflation of degrees, diploma’s and titles. Young idealist researchers are the proverbial children thrown out with the bath water.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/AcademicBling
  6. Productive Procrastination

    A bitter rant on the paradox of modern society: productive creativity is being discouraged in favor of paperwork management.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/ProductiveProcrastination
  7. Citypath

    How we designed, engineered, and built our first flagship cross-device, cross-platform, cross-browser responsive mobile web app. Citypath: a mobile city guide for Ghent. Product design, UX engineering & front-end development by yours truly.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/Citypath
  8. $ blog write --resume

    For Web workers, blogging is imperative. I failed at it. And again I blame the tools, for I unrightfully claim they encouraged my discomfort with writing. I am dedicated to the idea that I therefor must create tool that I like and will help me keep going. Meanwhile, here’s the update.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/BlogResume
  9. Engineering the Anthroponymical Lexicon of the Historical Low Countries

    An elaborate exposition of my post-doc work in computational linguistics: an ambitious project involving the digitization, parsing, and electronic, online edition of medieval archival sources. I researched the data structures, wrote the specs, designed the software, modeled the database, and co-developed the web application.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/AnthroponymicalLexicon
  10. Hello world!

    A very tl;dr “blog post” where I tell a bit about the path I took, some insights on social epistemics and data modelling for the masses.

    http://www.rhythmus.be/articles/HelloWorld

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