In my march through my photo archive I arrived at Code Generation 2009, which was held in Cambridge in June 2009. As usual the event sported a punting outing. I got lots of shots of German code generation celebrities. Here’s a taste. More on flickr.

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At Jan Heering’s retirement party, for the occasion of which I wrote a post on example-driven research, I took a bunch of photos. I finally came around to post-processing them. Here are three samples. More on flickr. By the way Anya Bagge was much faster and more productive. She took this meta-photo of me.

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SERG at 2009 kickoff

This is the kicking off the year meeting of the Software Engineering Research Group of TU Delft in January 2009. I took lots of pictures that day and this group portrait. The group shot didn’t work very well as it had strong backlight. I never processed the photos of that day, despite starting several time. Now it turns out that a black and white rendering of the shot makes it work. Sometimes you have to see things in a different light.

That period was also the start of building up a large photo processing backlog. Today, I’ve decided to start doing something about that. Follow my progress on flickr.

Photos from the London meeting of the IFIP Working Group on Language Design held at the end of February 2012. More on flickr

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Episode four of Everything is a Remix discusses the evolution of intelectual property tools from promoting creativity and a flourishing public domain to restricting ideas to a walled garden, inhibiting memetic evolution. “The believe in intelectual property has grown so dominant, it has pushed the original intent of copyright and patents out of the public consciousness.”

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