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A Day in the Life of Bert Commeine

A Day in the Life of Bert Commeine My day started early. I had a train meeting with one of my colleagues about user testing, since testing is an important part of development. She insisted on taking an early train; I hate morning people… So, since I arrived at our office way too early to be […]

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First user test – When ideas get torn apart

First user test – When ideas get torn apart Tuesday morning we had our first code sprint to get a concept app ready by the afternoon for  Frederik’s mother and grandmother to test the Prisma app. After the user test we sat down and processed the feedback they gave us and discussed how we could improve […]

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Commuting 101

Commuting 101 July 2017, every Monday to Thursday forty students from all over Belgium come to Brussels. I am one of them. We wake up in the morning looking forward to #oSoc17, have breakfast and commute to Brussels. During the day we hack, drink coffee, have stand-ups, pitch our project and banter. By the evening […]

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Be up to date on every person in your life!

Be up to date on every person in your life! What I actually mean with this is we are going to build a social media aggregator. So, we are going to fetch all the data from the persons in your life! Let me be more clear about that. So, we are building a social media […]

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Show of Your Skill with Skillid

Show of Your Skill with Skillid Universities, employment mediation organisations, refugee programs want to recognise or endorse someone’s skills. Today this endorsing is mainly done orally, by phone, or digitally, by closed source solutions in big companies or, for us all, on LinkedIn. Each of the private solutions carry their own problems. How do I […]

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Linked Data, What the Heck???

Linked Data, What the Heck??? If you’ve never heard about linked data, you’re not alone. I didn’t know about it either before the start of open Summer of code. Reading the Wikipedia page about it could help you but you won’t get that far either. We at SmartFlanders were charged with using and implementing linked […]

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We Finished Version 1 before the MVP?!

Wait, what? We Finished Version 1 before the MVP?! Hello, Hello, Hello! I am Saska and next to my love for really shitty gifs and memes, I absolutely adore visual art and design. So that’s also my role at #oSoc17. I’m the designer for Brussels Mobility 2 (we renamed ourselves RideAway, by the way). Together with […]

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The Problem Lies with the Selection of Weights!

The Problem Lies with the Selection of Weights! It has been a solid week of work. The stage has been set and the journey has already begun towards building a customised running App for the city of Ghent. Following the initial iterations based on the meeting with the partners, the focus of LopenInGent has slightly […]

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Hello Geek World

<Hello Geek World/> I’m David, a member of the team DataScouts. I wasn’t chosen through oSoc selection process so I hacked my way into it. So I pleaded my own case with Dries and Pieters, coaches at #oSoc17. I told them the following: I recently graduated with a bachelor degree in Software Engineering. I am highly […]

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Hack a Bird a Day to Keep Global Warming Away

  Hack a Bird a Day to Keep Global Warming Away My awesome let’s-hack-birds-day started on Wednesday morning with a morning walk in the city of Ghent. While I was enjoying the morning sunshine touching my face, I couldn’t wait to see my #CODE9000 team again at the Selor offices. Today was going to be […]

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