Patrick Van der Spiegel

I am a second year computer science student at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium. My interests are computer science, art and cinema. I write film reviews on Letterboxd.

Education and experience:

2009 — 2015: Industriële Wetenschappen — Don Bosco Halle
Since 2015: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science — Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Programming languages:

Scheme / Racket
Python
C

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Space Invaders — Racket

Space Invaders was my first real programming project, an assignment for my first year in computer science.
This interpretation of the classic video game is entirely written in Racket, a language in the Lisp-Scheme family.

Slack Statistics — Javascript

Slack Statistics is a small, open-source side project hosted on Github.
With help from the Slack API, Slack Statistics is able to display the number of messages posted in your Slack team.

Computer Build

My first computer build, made with Steven Denys and Wietse De Braekeleer.
You can find photos of the building process here.

CPU — Intel Core i5 6600K
GPU — EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC GAMING ACX 3.0
Motherboard — MSI Z170M Mortar

RAM — HyperX Fury - DDR4 2133Mhz CL14 Kit Black: 8GB
Power Supply — Seasonic M12II Series EVO: 520W
SSD — Kingston Technology SSDNow V300: 120GB
HDD — Western digital Blue: 1TB

Case — Cooltek JB-UMX3 Window
Cooler — be quiet! Pure Rock