Who is Hendrik Schmeer?
After having started a typical self-taught programmer career by trying to make my ideas work, I found myself being passionate about that. Soon I began to work as a freelance-programmer from 2011 onwards.
Because of this, in the following years I took the cance to start an education at the University of Cologne. First stumbling across Media-Informatics with an emphasis on cultural studies, I finally switched over to Geography and Computer Science - both to study in parallel.
I got the hang of looking at maps and navigation since being a sailplane pilot in my youth, later on by being addicted to cyling, freeclimbing and mountaineering. Surely this gave me a momentum towards Geography. But Geography is much more than putting things on a map. There're a lot of phenomena between sky, earth and civilisation, that geographers can put into context.
London - sugaronline.com
News and market data on international sugar trade and production.
Support, maintenance and revision of the online platform.
Complete reprogramming of a second-hand bike platform for the Human Powered Vehicles association (HPV e.V. Germany).
Finished in 2013.
Digital Humanities Registry
While the DH-Courseregistry started out in 2014, it initially aimed to provide a Dutch/Flemish overview only.
Being designed to be a "selfmaintaining" online database, it soon became scaled up to European level.
The DH-Projectregistry was to follow up in 2015, based on the previous work and as a Dutch overview again.
Cologne - terrainvague.de
"Ästhetik und Poetik urbaner Zwischenräume in der französischen Moderne"
DFG-project at the Romanic Institute, University of Cologne. Consulting and development of a datenschema for presentation, building a webseite based on Drupal.
Graphical Design: Caroline Doyé.
2014 - 2016.
IANUS Research Data Center
2013 - 2014: Evaluation of the long-term archival software suite DA-NRW, built at
HKI, University of Cologne for IANUS.
Since 2014: Conceptualizing, prototyping and building the data center website and metadata schema for archaeological research data collections.