Month: November 2019

November 29, 2019 / Writing
Piramide
Original photo by Nina Aldin Thune

A friend of mine — Michael Kaptein — recently published his first book, ‘De Schaduw van de Piramide’. I’m reviewing it here, even though I’m both biased, and it’s in Dutch. Because, you know, I can.

November 22, 2019 / Reviews
November 15, 2019 / Writing
Writer

When I write a story, I have a way of working, a process if you will. I’ve heard and seen others work in a completely different way. Which begs the question: are all ways of doing things right?

November 8, 2019 / Politics
Fourth Industrial Revolution

If you thought western democracies like the Netherlands could never become surveillance states, guess again. Enter the Dutch SyRI system. A system that would make George Orwell cry.

November 1, 2019 / Reviews
Good Omens

Good Omens, the book, has been out for almost thirty years. Good Omens the Amazon television series has been released recently. Time for a review.