Dimitris holds a Bachelor in Mathematics and a Master Science in Informatics and Computational Mathematics. A free software advocate for more than a decade, he was Editor-in-Chief of Greek Linux Format and Linux Inside magazines. He likes programming, web development and social network analysis research, but works as CTO of iefimerida.gr. He’s also a proud father of two beautiful girls and loves his wife, Helen.
- M.Sc. in Computational Mathematics and Informatics, 2003, University of Patras, Greece
- B.Sc. in Mathematics, 2001, University of Patras, Greece
- Mobilize: a research group, lead by Drs Boudourides and Botetzagias, focusing on contemporary mobilizations and the organization process of the 4th European Social Forum.
- STAGE: An FP5 thematic Network focusing on Science, Technology and Governance in Europe . See our case studies (web archived site here).
- Equal-Andromeda: a Greek research and training programme focusing on the men-women inequalities inside work spaces.
- Drupal Association (Drupal Association user page)
- International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)
- European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST)
Programming (in descending order of know-how)
- C, C++/Qt
- Bash Shell scripting, HTML, PHP
- Fortran, Pascal in the good old days
- 2014-Present: CTO at iefimerida.gr, the best news/politics oriented website in Greece.
- 2013-2014: Technical Project Manager at OgilvyOne Worldwide Athens
Technical management and QA of the new What’s Up mobile application (iOS/Android).
- 2010-present: Web developer and sysadmin of www.linuxinsider.gr
- 2011-2013 Project & IT Manager in www.iefimerida.gr
- 2010-2013: Editor-in-chief for “Linux Inside” magazine. Fully responsible for the magazine’s print and online content and layout. So, if you find any errata, you know who to blame!
- 2009-2011: Web project manager in C & C International Group of Companies.
- 2005-2011: Teaching mathematics to youngsters
- 2006-2010: System Administrator of Greek Linux Format’s portal and forum (now Linux Inside)
- 2005 – 2008: Editor-in-chief for the Greek edition of “Linux Format” magazine. Fully responsible for issues 6 to 23…
- 2005 – 2008: Article contributor for the Computer for All, the oldest home computing magazine in Greece. You can find some of those articles in this blog’s archive. It was fun, they even put me in the magazine’s cover once (issue 274)!
- 2004-2005: Served as Second Lieutenant (reserve) at Greek Army Tanks
- 2001-2003: Junior researcher at University of Patras
- 1999: Technical support at Computer Line Patras
- 1992-1997: SysOp of Power BBS, a PSTN-based single-line Bulletin Board System in Greece running on Frontdoor, RemoteAccess etc.
- Social Network Visualiser (SocNetV): A scientific yet user-friendly tool for the analysis and visualization of social networks, available for Linux, Mac and Windows. It is free and open-source software (licensed under GPL3), developed in C++ with the Qt5 GUI toolkit. The project code is at https://github.com/socnetv/app.
- www.apeiro.gr: Apeiro.gr started as an educational portal with lots of K-12 Math resources (theory and exercises) for Greek students. It now hosts some exercises as well as news and resources for math teachers.
- www.webzein.gr: A simple “we do web development too” website 🙂
- www.linuxinsider.gr: Build on LAMP with Drupal 6 and the 960px rule, the magazine’s official site serves as incubator of future linux addicts. 🙂 As of Feb 2011, the site’s forum is currently the biggest Linux forum in Greek internet boasting more than 4500 users.
- www.supersyntages.gr: Together with my girlfriend Eleni Kazani, we are building the first community-based, non-profit website for cooking recipes (“συνταγές μαγειρικής” in Greek). Check it out!
- QDiskCatalog, a new project which aims to be a modern media catalog application. It is free software (GPL3) and is hosted at Launchpad (Bazaar VCS). It’s nowhere stable yet, but we’re getting to it!
- Sxolinux, a Greek remaster/ecdoche of Ubuntu, targeting High School kids, incorporating lots of educational software and Greek high school ebooks, along with full multimedia support.
- www.linuxformat.gr: Together with Manolis Mavrikakis, we have built the (now defunct) magazine’s portal on Drupal 5 and MySQL.
- Power BBS: Now defunct. Old-style Bulletin Board System (BBS) of the pre-internet era.
Other Websites I like:
- Ονειροκρίτης: A simple website featuring dream interpretations in Greek
- Παιχνίδια: A “just to have fun” site hosting many many games to spend some time on.
- Μεταχειρισμένα αυτοκίνητα: A nice used cars ad aggregation service.
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