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tl;dr: playdate fanboy reporting.

by Dries De Roeck on May 23, 2019

During my morning commute I spotted a tweet by Cowly Owl’s Chris O’Shea about play.date. Upon seeing the playdate device, I was totally sold. Love at first sight, for sure. Finding out that the swiss army knifes of Panic (Firewatch (…)

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Bye 18, hi 19.

by Dries De Roeck on February 11, 2019

#2018inreview The first month of 2019 came and went, it’s been an intense end of December and an evenly intense start of the new year. As I’ve been doing these looking back and ahead posts for quite some years now (…)

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Quote by E. Saarinen

by Dries De Roeck on June 5, 2014

Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context – a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.

Thesis structure

by Dries De Roeck on May 14, 2014

Bye 11 hello 12

by Dries De Roeck on December 29, 2011

2011, the year in which I Became a father Switched from a 100% research job to 50% research (PhD at Artesis) and 50% industry (Design research at Concrete) Was involved in the development of Sensetale.com Turned 28 years old Found (…)

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Laptops&Looms

by Dries De Roeck on August 30, 2011

Inspired by the writeup by Paul Miller about the bilderburg event “Laptops and Looms” … I had the urge to make this image: (Original image taken from the OSX dictionary)

The end user is a lie

by Dries De Roeck on June 15, 2011

In a world of open ended DIY systems, people should stop using the term end user. I will elaborate on this at some point ^^

Commission, 29/3/11

by Dries De Roeck on March 28, 2011

Tomorrow, march 29th, I will be presenting my current thoughts and progress regarding my ongoing research to my PhD commission. The slides are 99.9% done, any feedback (before or after tomorrow) is more than welcome! (most of the slides are (…)

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Atoms are the new bits

by Dries De Roeck on January 27, 2010

I was pretty enthusiastic when I found WIRED in the mail yesterdaynight! Very nice cover article by Chris Anderson on DiY and the way it’s changing the marketplace for products. Read it here.

7 links, out of the blue.

by Dries De Roeck on January 21, 2010

Just dumping some links for greater justice & DiY related inspiration; http://theproductbay.org/ http://www.rekn.it/ http://www.kenjikojima.com/rgbmusic/ http://sugru.com/ http://graffitianalysis.com/ http://ccsl.mae.cornell.edu/eureqa http://www.tayasui.com/Grape.html Could go on forever, but do check out my delicious account for more things like these ^^