Author Archives: Q.R. Vermeulen

Coronaleven

Een nieuw virus, met eigenschappen waar menig Ninja jaloers op zou zijn, probeert om de wereld te veroveren. Het virus vermomd zich door eigenschappen van verkoudheid of griep te vertonen. Bovendien komen deze eigenschappen pas laat naar voren, als de … Continue reading

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MadCap Flare: Using conditions to only show text when all conditions are met.

An article on using Madcap Flare conditions to only show a line of text only when all conditions are met, instead of when any condition is met. Continue reading

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Welkom in Regelland!

Het wordt tijd om Nederland te hernoemen naar Regelland. Een land, waarin elk conflict moet worden opgelost door het bedenken van regels met als doel om vooral niemand voor het hoofd te stoten en elke mogelijkheid tot een nieuw conflict … Continue reading

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Less is more?

The Dutch government has decided to change the tax rates. After the change from 19% VAT to 21 % VAT a couple years ago. The low VAT rate of 6 % is being brought back to just the most basic … Continue reading

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New, yet familiar

I have just completed my first week in my new job. It has been an interesting week to say the least. Starting in a new job is always exciting. Everything feels new. However, this time around it was different. Perhaps, … Continue reading

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Sinterklaas en Zwarte Piet

Al wekenlang laaien de gemoederen hoog op over Sinterklaas en Zwarte Piet in Nederland. En dan vooral over Zwarte Piet. Het is discriminatie – dat betekent letterlijk het maken van onderscheid op basis van kenmerken – wat nogal eens wordt … Continue reading

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MH-17 – Caught in the middle

It has been a couple of days since Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 crashed in a rebel occupied part of the Ukraine, leaving everybody on board dead. It soon became clear that this crash was not due to pilot error, poor … Continue reading

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European elections – part II

Tomorrow the European Union elections take place in the Netherlands. They want us to give them a vote of confidence for being capable of leading Europe with vision and decisiveness. Yet, after all this time they still have not even … Continue reading

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European elections

The European elections are getting near and although I can see the importance of voting I feel the democratic system of the European Union is flawed in a similar way to the Dutch local democratic system. Actually, it is not … Continue reading

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‘ranje-blanje-bleu – The Dutch flag

It’s May 5th today, a day of celebration in the Netherlands. We celebrate our liberation from the German occupation in 1945, that was a result of the 2nd World War. This day also marks the end of a period where … Continue reading

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