Educate yourself and speak up

Lieven Gevaert is an industrialist who had a high impact on prosperity. As the oldest girl after six boys, I am named after him. But I needed to confess that I wasn’t aware of all his work. I wrote him to show gratitude and to tell about our changing times. My letter is one year […]


A digital twin for everyone and everything is not only the starting point for Big Tech’s antidote. It is an innovation space for renewing business models and updating solidarity systems. A digital twin brings together data and algorithms related to someone or something. Every digital twin can carry a wallet. With interoperability between these digital […]

Human Rights and Ethics

Have you already visited the Kazerne Dossin museum? I did it five times. It is a place of remembrance of the Holocaust in Belgium (Mechelen). “Never Again” is the overall message on the highest floor. The foundation of the declaration of human rights is the highlight.   It was at that place, in 2013, that […]

Do The Marketing Seminar

Co-Inpetto started as a recruitment cabinet for IT professionals and business consultants in 1999. It was the year that the internet got introduced in the business world. The stories of passionate professionals, I loved them, I collected them carefully.   Strict permission marketing principles from Seth Godin served as back-office: Ask first. Agree with candidates […]

I hold coins, not for a Tesla

Tesla bought bitcoins, and it is announced: you will be able to buy Tesla with bitcoins.Do you have them? I haven’t. While my eyeballs are on money system innovation since 1999, the Bitcoin train has left the station without me. And that still feels okay. Our FIAT money system will get complimented with new ones […]

Showcasing technical issues for our digital life

You want to learn more about another challenge for our digital life? Register for the on-line webinar about the potential of a cyber pandemic. click for more information and registration Our digital life has many wicked problems. The cyber pandemic is just one threat. Wicked problems ask for wicked solutions. Dealing with it is the […]

Trump is banned. So What?

Is it up to Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple to ban the voice of Trump? The discussion is going on, and that’s a good thing. But a real solution is not a feature of the Big Tech social media platforms. They have missed a design opportunity in the core of their code. Alt Ctrl […]

2021 Actions

What about you? Do you hear the same stories? All my favorite local shops’ have done good business in 2020. It seems that I am not the only one who loves their passion for products and people. It pays off; it makes me hopeful. While the chat goes on, they tell me about their (first) […]

2020 is coming to an end

I hope you will take the time to dream your best dreams for 2021 and beyond.We need them. More renewed organizational power is coming available and it is up to us to use it. What happened in 2020, for example, in the Threefold ecosystem? More blockchain projects are choosing the Threefold Grid to host their […]

Radical collaboration for designing the new normal

In a few days, the MyData conference will start. The title of the conference is: radical collaboration for designing the new normal. Check the program out here. I will check-in, will you? MyData Global’s mission is to empower individuals to self-determination regarding their data. It is an idea worth spreading. The title of the conference […]