The big-data successor of the spreadsheet

In my previous post, I argued that because spreadsheets do not scale to big data proportions, we need a new mode of computation that is as powerful but (more importantly) also just as accessible. So what could that successor of the spreadsheet look like? The question has kept me busy …

Optimizing an educational programme using K-means clustering

In May 2013 I did a project together with colleague Arthur Vankan on optimizing the planning of the educational programme School aan Zet. We optimized the grouping of schools and experts so that travel distances would be minimal and the groups not too small nor too big. We did this …