Koen de Jonge

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Is it a good idea to post your children’s question on Facebook?

After a visit to the Kunsthal in Rotterdam today I was faced with a hard choice… would I put a picture of our two youngest children on Facebook to have a question they have answered on their request? Doing so will potentially expose them to thousands or millions of people. You could say that they cannot oversee the potential consequences of doing something like this. Perhaps your children’s picture will be used for advertising. Someone […]

Farmers Camping, a mini society.

Today I visited the 11 year wedding anniversary of my good friends Leonie Zeestraten and Joeri de Bruin. Joeri is my former business partner, and co-founder of ProcoliX Managed Hosting. They invited family and friends for a get-together at a very Dutch phenomena called ‘Farmers Camping’. At least I think it is a typically Dutch, I have not really seen it abroad. But I may be missing things. Let me tell you some more about […]

It’s time for encrypted e-mail!

After running Linux for almost 20 years and working in IT for the time it takes to reach the age of being allowed to buy and drink alcohol* in the Netherlands the day has come to start using encrypted e-mail in a serious way. The reasons for using encrypted e-mail have been the same for years and years now, but over the last few days those reasons have been made visible in the general public […]