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Bedankt om een mondmasker te dragen!

by Dries De Roeck on July 18, 2020

#postcoronapost

by Dries De Roeck on May 28, 2020

What is this? Foresight Ghent launched an initiative to write letters to the future, insipred by what people see around themselves during the 2020 Corona crisis. My contribution below, written in Dutch. Brief aan de 2040 versie van mezelf. Kontich, (…)

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Human After All

by Dries De Roeck on April 19, 2020

Last week, Jürgen asked on LinkedIn (a platform with which I have a serious love hate relationship) what we hope and fear after 4 weeks of Corona. I somehow managed to formulate a reply to this in Dutch, which I (…)

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Stay the F home

by Dries De Roeck on March 12, 2020

I posted this as an impuslive post in LinkedIn, just copy pasting it here for future reference. Unsure why I posted it on LinkedIn actually, but I think it was something to do with the hidden slap in the face (…)

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My thing with gaming

by Dries De Roeck on December 10, 2019

I’m writing this while being partially ill. Although I’m supposed to be writing up my PhD, I tend to be coughing and blowing my nose more than hitting keys on my keyboard. So I’m briefly writing up some thoughts about (…)

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Deprecated car parts

by Dries De Roeck on December 8, 2019

Some weeks ago it struck me that when electric cars were to get widely adopted, a glorious part of language would get deprecated. I live near Antwerp in Belgium, we speak Flemish (Dutch with a twist). While there are Dutch (…)

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The handshake and the touch

by Dries De Roeck on November 27, 2019

A little incrowd social media storm was triggered by @aliekens posting an image of the original 1990’s ‘Flanders’ Technology’ artwork. I think it’s safe to say that most people who grew up in Flanders in the 90’s (like myself) have (…)

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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.