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Company culture - productive and pleasant for all

Company culture - productive and pleasant for all

Work should be work, and free time should be free time. When you're working, you should be able to work uninterrupted and have a great working day, but then, when you're done, you have free time.

Posted on: February 14th, 2019
Learn to say NO

Learn to say NO

When working on tasks during a work day, you can often get distracted by other tasks that need to be completed while you're working on something else. As this k

Posted on: February 11th, 2019
Learning to speak Norwegian

Learning to speak Norwegian

I've learned to speak Norwegian over the past 2-3 years, here are some things I've found interesting and note worthy.

Posted on: February 10th, 2019
Plants in my living space

Plants in my living space

Plants help me keep a calm mind and deal with stress. I keep the plants in my office and other living spaces for relaxation.

Posted on: January 28th, 2019
Improving development hiring

Improving development hiring

When applying to development jobs, you're often asked to do a coding test to prove that you know what you're doing. I think this is terrible and here are better

Posted on: January 25th, 2019
Development sprint workflows

Development sprint workflows

During development sprints, you plan work that needs to be completed by the end of the sprint, and you try to leave some extra room for bugs that might occur and need to be fixed. This post describes how I plan to use time more efficiently and to keep developers focused on their task at hand during sprints.

Posted on: November 5th, 2018
How I made working on my side project more enjoyable and rewarding

How I made working on my side project more enjoyable and rewarding

For the past four years I’ve been working on a side project called PunchlistHero, (the new “stable” version will be released in two weeks) and I think it’s still very interesting and it helps me to learn new things about marketing and programming. But how do I find the time to really work on it?

Posted on: October 17th, 2018
Apache Solr tips for beginners like me

Apache Solr tips for beginners like me

While learning how to use Solr, I’ve come across many things I would’ve like to have known beforehand. So this post is a collection of things that I’ve encountered (and will encounter) that some of you might find helpful to have a solution for as well.

Posted on: August 6th, 2018

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