Bert Spaan

  • Software developer
    Bert Spaan

    Bert Spaan worked as software developer and GIS specialist at Waag, mainly on open data related projects.

    Bert studied computer science at Eindhoven University of Technology and Utrecht University, where he specialized in computational geometry and data science, and studied cartography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Bert graduated on research done at the map development team at TomTom, Amsterdam.

    Bert's interactive map of all buildings in The Netherlands gained international coverage in 2013. Bert also initiated Maptime Amsterdam.

Articles

  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    20-05-2015
    Time flies when you're making maps. Last November, Waag's Maptime chapter started with an introduction meeting on digital mapmaking - six months and…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    27-02-2015
    A week ago, the fourth edition of Maptime Amsterdam took place. It was great to see so many people showing up — our Makers Guild room was packed,…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    23-12-2014
    There are two ways to make a map: with data, algorithms and a computer, or by hand, with paper and a pencil. During the second edition of Maptime…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    05-11-2013
    Bert Spaan was in Istanbul for Hackathonist, a hackathon organized by Tages and the City of Istanbul for the CitySDK project.