Watchmen movie

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This looks interesting, the trailer for the upcoming movie Watchmen. I like superhero movies -although definately not all of them- but this take on superheroes looks very promising. Watchmen is an upcoming 2009 American film that adapts Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ 1986 comic book limited series Watchmen. Directed by Zack Snyder, the film adaptation stars Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle …

The sense and nonsense of Twitter

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You probably know about Twitter, the so-called microblogging network. If you haven’t heard about it, don’t worry, you’re not missing something vital -I think. But I’m definately not sure, and that is basically what this post is about. I joined Twitter on july 18 2008, so at the writing of this post, I’ve tweeted for 3 months. I joined because …

informatie moet stromen: semantisch web

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NB: Dit artikel heb ik geschreven voor het professionaliseringsnetwerk IKKI, en is in zijn oorspronkelijke vorm terug te vinden op de website van IKKI. IKKI is het zoveelse netwerk waar ik lid van ben, en waar ik een profiel heb staan. Mijn werkervaring en andere CV informatie staat ook op monsterboard.nl, werk.nl, werkenbijdeoverheid.nl, linkedin.com en in de kennisbank op het …

The Giant Global Graph

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I posted this article at designed.nu, a weblog is about design. Design commentary usually focuses on the aesthetical and artistical side of what is considered design. But this particular post is about the original design of the internet, the world wide web and the giant global graph. -Huh? The what? Exactly. Let me explain. When just about any blogger comments …

Note to gov: don’t make your texts too simple

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The Dutch government aims to keep their texts simple and clear. This as part of its policy to make its contents accessible without discrimination. In order to achieve this goal, a lot of texts and forms are being reviewed on their complexity and readability, guidelines are created on how to write readable simple texts and a lot of research on …

Bring on tha Kung Fu, baby!

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The movies I am going to review are: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Wo hu cang long by Ang Lee (2000), Hero Ying xiong by Yimou Zhang (2002), Shaolin Soccer Siu lam juk kau by Stephen Chow (2001), Kung Fu Hustle also by Stephen Chow (2004), House of the Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang (2004), Fearless Hou Yuan Jia by Ronny …