Experimenting with Google’s Natural Language API

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When simple experiments yield surprising results

  • Automating the surf forecast by programming a Python script that sends me a daily notification (via Telegram chatbot) when/if the surf is going to be pumping (based on my personal preferences per surf spot);
  • Programming a Python script that sends me a dinner option (via Telegram chatbot) every day at 4pm, picking from a list of my favourite recipes;
  • Performing sentiment analysis (analysing polarity and subjectivity) on the discography of one of my favourite…


Get high and to the right!

This is the sign you’ve been looking for
This is the sign you’ve been looking for
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  • They are powerful in their simplicity
  • They bring a fresh perspective
  • They instigate the right discussions


One simple trick will do the job.

Image depicts a cup of coffee that says “begin”
Image depicts a cup of coffee that says “begin”
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  • I like to be prepared, so if a meeting starts at 9 am, I take time to prepare before 9 am. Considering a regular 9–5 job, this means I’m preparing in my “own” time. Which does not sit well with me. I consider preparing as part of my job, so it should fit in the 9–5.
  • Sometimes when I have an important meeting at 9 am, I take time to prepare on Sunday evening. Just to feel comfortable on Monday morning. But this…


A research-driven comparison between the Netherlands and Portugal

Emptry street with painted man holding a stay home sign (because of coronavirus)
Emptry street with painted man holding a stay home sign (because of coronavirus)
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Look for CTGGD.

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  • Organisations struggle with innovation itself: implementing the right innovations, innovating the right way and innovating fast.
  • Organisations have a hard time building an innovation culture, where employees at different levels are encouraged to kickstart and take part in innovation initiatives.
  • Organisations find it difficult to appropriately position, resource and finance innovation functions (or teams or departments).


A structured, systematic and value-driven approach to digital transformation.

Architecture drawing
Architecture drawing
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Digital transformation is very complex.

Kay Vork

Strategist, business architect and innovation enthusiast

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