LAB1100 is a research and development firm established in 2011 by Pim van Bree and Geert Kessels. Their joint skill set in new media, history, and software development allows them to conceptualise and develop complex software applications. Working together with universities, research institutes, and musea, LAB1100 has built the digital research platform nodegoat and produces interactive data visualisations.

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Pim van Bree, MA

Pim van Bree received his MA in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. He graduated with a thesis on the actor network of transnational online dating, investigating the crossroads between the local, national, global, and the online assemblage. His work experience in the field of new media: digital strategist at Tribal DDB Amsterdam and software developer at KIWA.

Geert Kessels, MA

Geert Kessels received his BA in History from Radboud University Nijmegen and completed the research master program in History at the University of Amsterdam. He graduated with a thesis on the influences of German Idealism on the Slovak romantic intellectual Ľudovit Štúr. During his studies he completed an internship at the Study Platform on Interlocking Nationalisms and worked as a project manager for EUROCLIO - The European Association of History Educators.