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Nieko Maatjes Hello, and welcome to my website!

My name is Nieko Maatjes. I'm Dutch and (once again) live in the Netherlands. I'm also a programmer, and work at Yandex on Yandex.News.

Besides programming, tinkering, exact sciences etc., I enjoy playing the guitar and sporting (taekwondo, cycling, speed skating, skiing), a.o. :)

Also, I like traveling a lot. I even used to live in Moscow (and even got Russian citizenship), and later in Prague. I wrote about my time living there a lot on my blog, but there I now mainly focus on our travels.

Whenever I had some spare time, I liked working on small side projects.

You can contact me in one of several ways: