Episode 4: Battlefield Tours, Oculus Rift, CD fromt he Practice & Donor weekFirst aired: Friday, 10 October 2014 at 18.00 hours
Week-end, a great way to start the weekend. This week in Week End:
Founder Battlefield Tours Groningen
Joel Stubble is battlefield guide and founder of Battlefield Tours. He has conducted a study on various Allied operations during the Second World War in the Netherlands. Through the Battlefield Tours he wants to share knowledge with people who are interested in World War II. "The agony in Netherlands deserves to not be forgotten," you Stubble. Under the name Battlefield Tours Groningen he started in the summer of 2012 with his tours. The young war historian believes it is important that the memory is kept alive in the war. The generation that has it has made, is getting smaller. For young people it is important that they know that freedom is not just something. There is in the Second World War really fought hard. Joel Stubble is a member of The International Guild of Battlefield Guides.
Jan Dirk Bijker
The Oculus Rift opens another world
Dirk Jan Bijker of Leeuwarden company Cool Minds Since August developed programs for the Oculus Rift. That one is a virtual reality glasses developed with wide stereoscopic vision for gamers. The OR is used not only for games but also used for the treatment of fears and phobias and many other medical applications. There are noticed results with people who used the unit against agoraphobia.
But further possibilities are endless with the Oculus Rift. Think of the travel agents, brokers, sports analysis, construction of houses, offices and factories. All you can already see in advance or view afterwards if you really are in the area while you are just sitting at home on the couch or in the office.
35 years experience practitioners on the CD "The Practice"
The Daler GP Knels Lameris recently hung his stethoscope after 35 hair on the willows. A traditional farewell reception was not really an option for the village doctor. Because he wanted to leave after, something to the inhabitants of the village of Drenthe Dalen Lameris has from his 35 years of experience as a doctor wrote 14 texts. With the help of the musical assistance of patients that were released on a CD. Patients Lameris have all been given a CD but the CD is also for sale and the proceeds go to the care initiatives in Dalen and KWF. In Week-End Lammy Urk sings a song on the CD.
Bert de Ruiter
Living with a donor heart. Next week is Donor Week
Four years ago it was the prospect of Bert de Ruiter not good, life as a greenhouse plant. Within a few weeks his condition sharply deteriorated rapidly. Hospitalization followed and he suffered a heart attack. After several surgeries his condition remained worrisome and after seven months of waiting was Bert in 2012 a donor heart. He is now 20 and he can weather sports and he was taught to chemistry teacher. In addition, he wants to live with his girlfriend. Big chance that it works, because with his donor heart he can live like any other 20-year-old. His story makes a difference, he notes, "My whole village has become spontaneous donor."