Archive for the “Thoughts” category

#IOTMARK London

by Dries De Roeck on July 17, 2018

For some reason I forgot to actually copy this post from my writing notes to the blog. Woops, but still relevant I think. I’m writing this on the train back home after a day of chatting, reflecting and working on (…)

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About doing research in a design context…

by Dries De Roeck on July 17, 2018

Disclaimer: I never thought I would write the post you’re about to read. I still don’t feel confident to engage in this debate or discussion. Nevertheless it has been on my mind for way too long, so I might as (…)

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The one pixel display

by Dries De Roeck on July 14, 2018

This post is about one of those ideas that my mind keeps coming back to from time to time. Never took the time to try to make this real, but needed to jot it down – perhaps just for my (…)

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Elon the day after.

by Dries De Roeck on February 7, 2018

Yesterday SpaceX launched their coveted falcon heavy rocket. I watched the show in my local hackerspace, totally nerding out with other nerds. It was fun, it was unbelievable – everyone was going crazy for science. The sight of the two (…)

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Bye 17, hi 18.

by Dries De Roeck on January 17, 2018

Another year, another time to look back and forward to what was and what is to come. I mentioned last year that I would be revising the format of this post I’ve been using for several years. This will be (…)

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ThingsconAMS Thoughts

by Dries De Roeck on December 2, 2017

When Alex called out at the end of ThingsconAMS that we lost the habbit of blogging and expressing our thoughts in more than 240 480 characters I had two options, nodding and agreeing or spending some time on my trainride (…)

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Videos that shaped my thinking

by Dries De Roeck on October 18, 2017

After some recent talk on the state of technology anno 2017, I started thinking about some key cornerstones that I keep referring to in my head when I’m reflecting on designing with technology. Below are a couple of video’s other (…)

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RE: Next Generation Alchemy

by Dries De Roeck on September 20, 2017

In the meantime it has been a few weeks since I gave this talk at UX Antwerp. To be honest it has been one of the more fun talks to put together, and deliver. The talk continues on previous musings (…)

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Are we there yet?

by Dries De Roeck on July 28, 2017

A few weeks ago, my wife and I were preparing for our yearly drive to the Austrian mountains. I have been going to Austria since I was 9 years old, and have kept going back (to the same place) ever (…)

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Why I put a rainbow flag out today.

by Dries De Roeck on May 17, 2017

Today (May 17th) is #IDAHOT – the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and I put out a rainbow flag. I rarely put out flags or publicly show signs of what I believe or relate to (ie. political parties, national (…)

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