other activities

MARKOV Solutions is the free-lance company of Mark Overmeer.

There are more areas in computer related activities which I touched during the years, but couldn't find a place in the other pages. Therefore a final bunch of mixed items.

My non computer related activities can be found on my personal pages.

I am involved in various organizations:

  • Secretary of the NLUUG, association for Open Source and Open Systems (originally the professional "Dutch Unix User Group")(since 2008)
  • Secretary of Foundation Oophaga, the facilitator or CACert (since 2009)
  • Board member of the alumni group of the Computer Science department NINJA of the Radboud University in Nijmegen (since 1999), 10 year secretary/chair.
  • Secretary of foundation "Stichting Perl Promotie Nederland" SPPN (since 2004)
  • Main organisor of eight Dutch Perl Workshops (since 2004)
  • Active member of the Amsterdam Perl Mongers (since 2000)
  • Organisor of the Free Software Bazaar during SANE 2006
  • Member of the Dutch Informatics Society (Nederlands Genootschap van Informatici NGI), in particular the groups "Oost" (Netherlands East part), ZIT (self-employed), and Management (2002-2008)
  • On the University: secretary of the study organization for Computing Science and Physics students Marie Curie (1987-1990).

natural languages

        reading   speaking   writing
Dutch ++ ++ ++
English ++ ++ ++
German ++ + -
French ? - --


  • During the 80s, I have designed and built a few computers based on the MC6809 processor, from the ground up: circuit design, print layouting, boot software, operating system.
  • Member of The Young Scientists (renamed to Technisch Creatief JeugdCentrum, TCJA) in Arnhem, before as volunteer and trainer (1978-).

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