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👋 Hi! I'm a researcher at the Meertens Instituut in Amsterdam. My research focuses on why some cultural phenomena are adopted and persist through time, while others change or disappear (why, for example, did Python's f-string syntax take over from the str.format syntax? 😉).

🔭 I mostly program in Python, and I also like to teach a bit about programming. There's a 📖 coming out in January 2021 about using Python for Humanities data analysis!

📫 You can check my website for more information about my academic work, or follow me on Twitter.


  1. Tutorial and introduction into programming with Python for the humanities and social sciences

    Jupyter Notebook 372 270

  2. Python script to query

    Python 16 10

  3. Source code for "Learning Similarity Metrics for Melody Retrieval"

    Python 19 3

  4. Diachronic text analysis in Python

    Jupyter Notebook 25 18

  5. Flask Interface to Thompson's Motif Index

    CSS 10 1

  6. Simple Python library for doing (multiple) sequence alignment

    Python 8 5

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Contributed to mikekestemont/copia, cohure/CoHuRe, cohure/CHR-website and 5 other repositories

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May 2021

1 contribution in private repositories May 1

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