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Fixing everydays annoyances with help of a television show

“Het beste idee van Nederland” (the best idea of the Netherlands) is a televisionshow that has been broadcasted about yearly since 2004. This is a television show where contestants can come to the auditions and show great ideas of inventions they have come up with. There are several categories in which participants can compete; Cooking and Household, Children and Family and Hobby and Holiday. A jury with experts and celibrities decides who goes through to the next round and big shows with knockout phases, like in talentshows, are broadcasted before the winner is chosen. The show was first broadcasted in 2004 and has gone through quite some changes since then. It changed channel, presenter, judges and also some of the aspects of the competition changed. One of the changes is interesting for our course.

In the end of 2010 the supermarket Albert Heijn signed a collaboration with the television Continue reading Fixing everydays annoyances with help of a television show

Sharing recipes with Albert Heijn

Albert Heijn, the supermarket, has a very nice app for their customers. This app is called Appie (which is a very nice name since most Dutch people refer to Albert Heijn as Appie and the word “app” is in this name). In this app, customers can give their opinion, contact customer support, see what is on sale (“Bonus” articles), see what products Albert Heijn sells, etcetera. For me, the nicest part is the recipe part. Albert Heijn supplies recipes in different manners (through a monthly magazine, recipe cards in store) and the app also has a recipe part. In this part of the app, you can see the recipes from the monthly magazine, see which recipes are popular among other users, save your favourite recipes and search for recipes based on different search options (what part of the course you are Continue reading Sharing recipes with Albert Heijn