Rowing

De Hel van het Noorden – Wedstrijdverslag

Kou, regen en wind. De Hel van het Noorden was dit jaar weer een echte hel, voor mij was het de eerste keer dus ik heb weinig referentie maar op het wedstrijdterrein hoorde je vele roeiers en coaches zeggen dat het dit jaar weer ‘een pittige’ was. Hier een korte nabeschouwing van mij over de …

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Projects University

Prototyping the refrigerator of the future

For one of the first courses of my masters track we got the assignment to prototype an intelligent interactive system with the goal to solve a real world problem. With my group we chose food waste as the problem and tried to create the refrigerator of the future that will solve the food waste problem. …

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University

Bachelor of Science!

Last week i recieved my bachelor bull. In the months leading up to last summer i worked hard to finish my thesis and other courses. With a little bit of extra luck i managed to get all 180 ECT that are nessaccary for the title ‘Bachelor of Science’. I’m proud of myself and this graduation …

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University

Useful and relevant research for practitioners

“Creating an online tool that aims to make knowledge contained in academic articles easily accessible to the general public”, this will be the title of my bachelor thesis. The last semester of my three year bachelor study Information Sciences at the ‘Vrije Universiteit’ is partly devoted to doing research and writing a thesis. This thesis …

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Rowing Travel

A week of rowing in Spain

To escape the dutch winter with all its ice, wind and cold a couple of crews from my student rowing club, including the crew that i am part of decided to fly to Spain for a week of rowing in pleasant weather. On Saturday we traveled from Amsterdam to Banyoles in Spain. The city of …

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Projects Rowing

AUBC case study

The Amsterdam University Boat Club is a fashion brand that i co-created in November 2015 together with a friend from my rowing club in Amsterdam. In the beginning the venture was just an experiment for us. We asked ourselfs the question if it would be possible not just to sell a physical product but rather …

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Projects Rowing

Inwegen app launch

Introduction to lightweight rowing Just like in some other sports, the sport of rowing was a lightweight and an open weight class. The open weight class is accessible for rowers of all weight and the lightweight class has some restrictions. The restrictions in the lightweight class are not very complicated. The most important to remember …

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Projects

WaterQant project

Introduction It all began exactly one year ago. It was the first week of november 2015 when i (Mathijs) first met with Pedram. We both where rowers at the same club in Amsterdam, that is how we’ve met each other. While both studying at the VU university my background was more in IT and computer …

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Projects Rowing

AUBC Autumn sale

De dagen zijn korter, het is steeds kouder buiten en de bomen verliezen hun bladeren. De herfst is weer begonnen. Na een zomer lang in luchtige kleding rondgelopen te hebben is het nu echt weer tijd om je kledingkast in de duiken en op zoek te gaan naar die truien, lange broeken en dikke sokken …

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Rowing

The beauty of university Rowing

There is something remarkable about the combination of rowing and academics. Ask a rower how they manage to study and train and they will tell you that the two complement each other. Studies demand focus of the mind and athletics demand focus of the body, the two harmonize together to create the ultimate profile: a …

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