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Lawrence van Rijn
Worked at SPSS Inc.
Attends University of Technology,
Lives in Sydney
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You are on board the EEC. There are four emergency exits, Brexit on the left, Frexit on the right, each marked with a red EXIT sign overhead. All doors except the overwing doors at 3 left and 3 right are equipped with emergency funds. These funds will…
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We all have views, we all have opinions and we all have insights. That is our right and I would never deny those rights to anyone. Yet, in any light, should we stop asking questions? Should we decide on one voice being more trustworthy than another one?…
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Avoid Error 53 on your iPhone, switch to Android!
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The Dutch used to have interesting names for classifying people. There was ‘Penis jujubes’ (originally: Droplul), which amounts to Liquorice Penis, which captions the non-Dutch titles dick, asshole and idiot. The other one was ‘Penis Aqua Rosa’…
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The Guardian posted an interesting article that I noticed today (the benefits of reading the Guardian online). The article named ‘Yes we should teach our kids about money, but how exactly escapes me‘, is a very nice piece. It is actually something that…
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Yesterday the Guardian showed us a side that has avoided visibility to some extent. Part of the title is ‘recognise Palestinian state if new peace effort fails‘, the missing part is ‘France says it will‘ (at…
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There are multiple issues in play, first there is the continuation of the previous part, which I will address here. The second is the article the Guardian published (at…
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Somewhere between merry old England and joie de vivre France are islands, there are a few there and some actually have a population that exceeds the number of sheep (so you know it is not New Zealand we are talking about). The island has roughly 66,000…
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Today, or better stated, the last few days have seen a wave of articles going on, many form newspapers and several from every source possible. Mostly the message is that Brexit will cost the people. Messages like a prospectus for sale issued by the…
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There have been several issues in the past, some we seem to embrace as ‘dangerous’ towards the survival of the Euro, some less so. There has been a detectable increase (including from myself) into the events as they are occurring. Yet, any nation, has…
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For a moment I was contemplating the Guardian article ‘National borders are becoming irrelevant, says John McDonnell‘, which could be seen as a load of labour by the Bollocks party, or is that a load of bollocks by the Labour party? Anyway, the article…
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There is an interesting development in the gaming industry. On the one hand, we see that Ubisoft is still cornering the mediocre side. On the other side we see that Gamespot might no longer be the site to watch. Let’s tackle the second part first, so that…
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Data Manager
Skills
SPSS, IBM Modeler,
Employment
  • SPSS Inc.
    Technical Account Manager, 1992 - 2003
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Currently
Sydney
Previously
Stockholm - Delft - Rotterdam - London
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Just a simple guy with a passion for photography
Introduction
Daft as a door nail, sly as a politician and subtle as a sledgehammer. Yup, it's me, you found me. :-P
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Postgrad IT, Postgrad Law and former LSS Photographer.
Education
  • University of Technology,
    Law, 2012 - present
    Master of Intellectual Property (hope to finish next semester)
  • University of Technology, Sydney
    LAW, 2011 - 2012
  • University of Technology, Sydney
    IT, 2010 - 2011
    Graduate degree, 20 years of experience with data
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