Hi! I’m Titus.
In August 2014, I graduated from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences with retext, an open source system for analysing and manipulating natural language.
In addition to programming, I like taking up small hobbies, like reading 100+ books in a year, watching all James Bond movies, learning how to shake cocktails, how to tie 85 tie-knots, and such.
P.S. Here’s my e‑mail. AMA.
P.P.S. And I’m also on twitter!
I work as a lecturer at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences,
There, I teach students Data Visualisation, Web Standards, and
I learn a lot from teaching the things which are easy for me.
develops user friendly mobile apps and services for companies
to help increase safety in the workplace. It’s great
to work with companies big and small to make a real impact.
At AndSafety I work with a small team of highly skilled and experienced people, I learn a lot.
turns your phone’s videos into a unique story.
Vidacle lets you record while it does the
heavy lifting of creating an episode.
Open Source projects
is an extensible natural language processor with support for
multiple languages. retext
provides a pluggable system for analysing and manipulating
retext was my graduation project.
This was my first big open source project and introduced me to Git and GitHub.
possibly insensitive, inconsiderate writing, and was
featured on The Next Web,
The Daily Dot,
and more, and reached the top of product hunt.
Whether your own or someone else’s writing, alex helps you find gender favouring, polarising, race related, religion inconsiderate, or other unequal phrasing.
For example, when
We’ve confirmed his identity is given to alex, it will warn and suggest using
their instead of
alex also reached quite high on 4chan’s boards, but I’d rather not link to that. ;)
detects the language of text, for example, whether some text
is written in Portuguese or Afrikaans, English or
Mandarin Chinese. In total, franc
is able to detect 335 natural languages.
The thinking behind franc gave me valuable insights into natural language.