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Building the Human Blockchain at Omnisecure 2019

In January 2019, I facilitated a workshop on the blockchain at the Omnisecure 2019 conference in Berlin. Omnisecure is an annual conference on “smart identity solutions” such as eIDs, digital payment, blockchain, connected living, etc. I was invited to be the game master of the Human Blockchain, a gamified workshop that lets participants experience how …    read more »

Exploring microfinance in the Visayas with an ASA scholarship

Cell tower in the Philippines

In February 2010, I was selected to go to the Philippines with a scholarship by the German government’s ASA scholarship. This included not only a three-month field study in the Philippines from August to November 2010, but also two preparation seminars in Germany. With my project partner Sarah, I was placed at the Cebu City …    read more »