Jeroen’s past

I was born in The Netherlands, Leek (Groningen) in 1969. I grew up on Texel and Schagen in a family of 6, 2 parents and 4 boys. I always have loved to find out how stuff works and why. This transpires through all that I do in various creative ways. From a young age...

Towards citizens as digital innovators

A paper I wrote to support the potential of a project we were working on at the time. The big notion was, and still is, that data=value and when people begin to realise that their digital activities result in data they also might become aware of it’s value. Digital activities are both the conscious acts like...

Caloom WX Use Cases

Use Cases Use Case “News”: Welcome to the Finnish National Broadcast agency, YLE. The headline of the first article reads about increased unrest in the Middle East, a story that has been going on for tens of years. It is complex as there are many countries involved, organizations and individuals. It is about resources,...

Way-finding for a customer

Today I work on  a way-finding project, thus not finishing my animation of yesterday. Both are great to work at so no complaining here. The basis for the icons is Font Awesome, I took a screenshot and then in Illustrator CS4 I did live trace with custom settings. The results I expanded and then...

My first ever animation

Took this a long time… you have no idea how much saw up against making an animation. I made it way too complex in my mind but today I bit the bullet as I could choose between static illustrations and an animation that could potentially explain more. This animation is there to support 1...

A blog, finally

Years ago I reserved this blog address and maybe even caloom.wordpress.com for times when I thought I had time to write. As time passed by computers changed, passwords got lost and all blog writing ideas got further and further pushed away. I have to see if I actually do have access to caloom.wordpress.com and...

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