Category: Science

Dutch high school education has always been pretty good at teaching the basics of science. I also have a master’s degree in computer science from what is considered one of the top universities in the Netherlands.
That has given me a strong basis in math, physics, some chemistry, and of course, IT.
I like to keep that knowledge up-to-date and expand it by looking at certain interesting scientific phenomena. And for me, writing is learning.

June 11, 2021 / Science
Air Conditioning

We’ve just had air conditioning installed. Not too good for the environment, but with the heat waves hitting the Netherlands the past few years, well, I need to be able to sleep as well. I did some research into the matter, so let me share something about how air conditioning works.

April 16, 2021 / Science
January 29, 2021 / Science
Social Media
Picture by Andreas Weith, 27 september 2016

I have trouble keeping my mouth shut. At work, with friends, and on social media. A good debate sharpens the mind, and hopefully gives you a new perspective. However, with social media, I’m increasingly frustrated.

October 30, 2020 / Science
October 23, 2020 / Science

In 1934 Karl Popper proposed judging theories not by the ability to prove them, but the ability to disprove them: falsifiability.