Steven Vercruysse

is creating Digital tools




per month


Creator & maintainer of the Vsmjs project on GitHub, and also SciCura-v1, WordVis, OLSVis.

My mission is:
To enable scientists to transform plain-text information from the scientific literature, into a precise and computer-'understandable', actionable form.

Making large-scale, real-world knowledge fully 'computable' is essential for solving society's most intricate problems, which involve complex systems (like cancer, brain, ecology, climate, security).
See my GitHub Sponsors page for more on this (and

As a scientist I live from temporary contracts, on a years-on / years-off basis. My skillset is highly valued in the private sector, but in science it is hard to acquire proper financial support for it -- even though modern science needs solid, software-development based solutions, at least as much.
With this page I hope to make financial support for my work more stable -- or better: to provide a place where Patrons can show a public signal that this work in science should get more properly funded.

I am currently not supported by any grant money. So your donations will go towards: food, shelter, expenses like web hosting, and some justification for the work I put into the long-term support & development of VSM-related projects.

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