Whether for entertaining human relationships, for dealing with documents or for instructing computers correctly, linguistic proficiency is key at Watermotion — Only well-thought and well-rendered messages stimulate appreciation, evaluation and decisions about the fascinating intricacies of the flowing environment

The attention for a broad literacy and numeracy base at Watermotion is driven by willingness of entering into dialogue with people and cultures

Computer-savviness is essential to harness the assistance of machines in tackling large, complex and repetitive tasks efficiently and sensibly

Many of these skills are certified by leading educational institutions in the field


Striving for fluency in natural languages is a powerful brain gymnastics that trains interpretation, critical thinking as well as sensitivity for nuances, constraints and irregularities

Italian   mother tongue

Dutch   full professional proficiency

evaluation   listening B2 · reading C1 · speaking interaction C1 · speaking production C1 · writing B2
certificate   Staatsexamens Nederlands als Tweede Taal, Programma II, 2012

English   full professional proficiency

evaluation   listening C2 · reading C2 · speaking interaction C2 · speaking production C2 · writing C2
certificate   TOEFL – Test of English as Foreign Language, 2001 · TWE – Test of Written English, 2001

French   partial professional proficiency

evaluation   listening A1 · reading C1 · speaking interaction A1 · speaking production A1 · writing A1

Related : the >common European framework of reference for languages (PDF file)


Artificial languages instruct computers to aid with intensive and complex tasks by breaking them into interrelated manageable jobs. So machines expand and complement human creativity and insights  — you might well compare a properly-working computer script to the on-key sound coming out of musical instrument

Operating systems

Linux : >MOOC certificate (The Linux Foundation)
Microsoft Windows

Development languages

Python : >MOOC certificate (MIT)

Data analysis

R : >MOOC certificate (Karolinska Instituet), >MOOC (MIT)
GIS software : >MOOC certificate (ESRI)

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Last edited March 2017 · authored by Giordano Lipari