This is where you find chronological updated information about my life, work and hobbies.
This is where you find chronological updated information about my life, work and hobbies.
A detailed list of measures you can take to increase the performance of websites built with WordPress.
Security headers are a crucial aspect of website security and can help protect against various types of attacks such as cross-site scripting (XSS), cross-site request forgery (CSRF), and clickjacking.
A short post about changing to a more secure E-mail provider.
A detailed article about the spectrum of work for an agile business analyst.
A description how I set myself up for next level videoconferencing.
Can you believe the last design was already seven years old? It was time for a change.
A quick overview of how to deal with different levels of strategic thinking in large organisations.
Although the D7100 was a great camera, suddenly the Nikon D500 was released. I simply had to upgrade again.
A little over four months after coming home from the hospital. And all is going well.
How we recovered from the liver donor operations.
An article about my liver operation.
A list of frequently asked questions about the donor operation.
What where we doing when Alexander was not in the hospital?
On becoming a living donor.
Alexander wasn't done after the Kasai operation. He needed a new liver.
About Alexanders Kasai Operation.
On biliary artresia.
On april 5th 2017, at 19:30, my son was born in the Bronovo Hospital in The Hague. We named him Alexander Felix Bethlehem.
A short review of the first fourthirds mirrorless photo camera.
A description of how I shot this video about solar panel installation.
An article about my trip to Chornobyl.
What to do during a city trip to Edinburgh.
An article about my city trip to Ottawa.
A look back at the start of my career, 20 years ago.
An article about Romans in Alphen aan den Rijn.
An account of my trip to London.
The 105mm is currently the best Macro lens Nikon has on offer. I bought it to replace my 60mm Macro lens. Does it live up to the hype? Is it worth the investment?
An article about why I switched to using Wordpress.
An article about visiting the Delta Project.
An article about my dads old Praktica camera.
My experiences attending a royal concert.
A review of the Nikkor 70-200 AF-S VR1.
An article about my trip to Cardiff.
An article about the Nikkor AF-S 80-200 f2.8.
An article about my new Nikon D7100.
An article about testing out my Kessler Pocketdolly.
An article about the new version of my demo reel.
An article about quick comparison between the two D-SLRs.
An article about my refurbished website.
Another road trip through Europe, to Slovakia again.
A review of my trip to the island nation of Malta.
An article about a road trip to Italy.
My dad and I decided we wanted to visit the CVP video store near Birmingham. This plan turned into a road trip to Wales.
An article about my 2010 phone upgrade.
An article about the Sennheiser wireless audio system.
An article about a website launch.
A promotional video of a local radio station, specifically about its radio broadcasting facilities.
An article about my trip to Washington DC.
A video of my balloon trip.
An article about the recent changes to this website.
A video of my trip to Slovakia.
An article about the Nikkor 17-55 AF-S lens.
An article about how I kept myself busy during the municipal elections in 2010.
A video about the first in a series of large scale transports.
A relaxing video I shot a while ago.
An article about the twelfth design update to this website.
A video of the new facility for the Benthuizen fire department.
An article about how I shot a group of transformers moving through Hazerswoude-Rijndijk.
An article about yet another website style update.
An article reviewing the Thinktank Streetwalker Pro photo and video backpack.
An article about the pitfalls of relying on opinion polls for data.
An article with video of a football tournament.
An announcement about the fact that there's a new photo album about the Egypt trip.
An article about shooting on queensday.
A video of a rare tree in the tree nursery museum in Boskoop.
Some changes to the website and how to integrate content in your website.
Oh my, have I become too sloppy with work updates again? A short overview.
An article about the new Sony Z5e.
An article and video about worldskills 2003.
An article about the Nikon 60mm macro lens.
An article detailing my recent acquisition of a HTC Touch Diamond smartphone.
An article about how screen resolution conversion methods affect website design.
Recent changes and notes for this website.
An article about the launch of version 10 of HayoBethlehem.nl.
A video of a living history event in archaeological theme park Archeon.
An article about redundant tags in HTML5.
An article describing choices in hyperlocal web video production.
An article about the changes in my life and work.
A video of a local fire department contest.
An article about my favourite social web applications.
A video about the LightRail train network around The Hague.
An article about my roadtrip to Scotland.
An article about changes in my life and my vacation in Scotland.
An article about how to light elaborate glass constructs.
An article about the overuse of marketing language.
An article about a trip on a sixty year old airplane.
An article about my new wide-angle lens.
An article about a light rail construction project nearby.
An article about changing jobs and working for the government.
An article about my upcoming trip to Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands.
An article about using wireless remote flash with a Nikon D200.
An article about the decline of photo-sharing service Flickr.com
Today the municipal government of my home town released a restyled website (5 days too early). At the committee meeting a few weeks ago they were really proud of it. The result is something that makes a grown man cry.
An article about my predictions for web design trends in 2007.
An article about my new National Geographic camera bag.
An article about the launch of a website about political opinion polls.
An article about the problems of large screen resolutions and how to deal with it in website design.
An article about me visiting the Photokina 2006 photography trade show.
Lots of so-called "Web2.0" applications use social services to enhance their product experience. Lets discuss one of them.
An article about getting a new job.
An article about my return from Norway.
An article about my recently acquired Nikon D200 digital camera.
An article about yet another website relaunch.
An article about how you can quickly test a websites' performance.
An article about my work for an academic conference.
An article about an overheard conversation about nano satellites.
An article about campaigning for municipal government elections.
An article about web standards support in Visual Studio 2005.
A little bit on the first digital camera I used, a Sony FD91, all the way back in 1999.
An article about the methodology of pagerank.
An article about a new site design.
A rant about buzzwords and hype in the web design community.
A review of the Opel Agila.
A rant about the failure of communication policy.
I got my hands on the Internet Explorer 7 Beta. Here some first impressions.
An article about web standards from a local perspective.
An article about updating my feeds to the Atom 1.0 standard.
An article about web standards on European Union level.
An article about the European Constitution, and what it all means.
The third and final part of my account of the trip to Australia and New Zealand.
The second part of three about my trip to Australia and New Zealand.
Tristan kept bugging me about writing something up about my travels to the wrong side of the globe. So here is part one of three.
An article about my return from New Zealand and sleep deprivation.
Some updates on the custom application that powers my photo albums.
An article about combating referral spam in web statistics.
An article about my heritage and family name.
An article about website size issues and a redesign.
On problems with multiple language websites.
An article about Sinterklaas celebrations in the Netherlands.
An article about my new Samsung e710 cellphone.
An article about XHTML and media types.
Three weeks of goodness come to a close.
An article about a change of work and holiday plans.
When my group delivered the dvd documentary about Paleiskwartier in Den Bosch, we added this little making-off short on it.
About Gmail, job status and website updates.
The new website design is done.
Adobe Systems had organized a series of events, to show creative professionals their new and improved line of products, named "Creative Suite". In a series of presentations an overview was given of the new products and new features of existing products.
In 2007 the Netherlands will become part of the Trans-European network of high-speed rail links. The HSL will link Amsterdam and Rotterdam to Antwerp, Brussels and Paris.
Via Slashdot come news that Microsoft has lost a court battle against what appears to be a small, opportunistic company called Eolas.
A short update on the website and my travels.
An account of my participation in Worldskills 2003.
On my upcoming participation in the Worldskills Championship.
I released a new website for VVD Rijnwoude.
A short overview on light rail trains.
A crazy trip around the Netherlands in one day.
My new website design is released.
My vacation in Sweden has come to an end, time to finish the site.