I just read a interesting blog post by Robert W. Swaim on de-motivation, based on the theories of Peter Drucker, which got me thinking that I should set up a survey to get some real data. I’ll publish the result once I got a fair number of responses. So go a head and answer the […]
How to implement a module in C
Introduction Being a programmer, we have all read source code that really hard to understand and follow. Words like spaghetti code instantly pop up in our head when we see it. Files are open in one file, used in a second and closed in a third file. Magic things are happening here and there. Code […]
6 ways to make people like you
Six ways to make people like you by Dale Carnegie Become genuinely interested in other people. Smile. Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language. Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves. Talk in terms of the other person’s interests. Make the […]
3 Fundamental Techniques in Handling People
3 fundamental techniques for handling people by Dale Carnegie Don’t criticize, condemn or complain. Give honest and sincere appreciation. Arouse in the other person an eager want.
Open Services Value Chain
As a part of working on my master’s thesis I needed a figure on the Open Services Value Chain which is presented in Henry Chesbrough’s latest book ”Open Services Innovation”. A quick search on google resulted in no useable figures so I created my own and here is the result.
How to best use your smart phone – measure your lawn
One interesting thing you can do with your smart phone when you have nothing better to do is to measure how long your lawn is. In my case it seems like it is 490 meters. I’m not sure if it is the Android application from JogTracker or if it is the GPS in my Samsung […]
A successful Git branching model
Just read an interesting blog post on a successful git branching model by Vincent Driessen. It covers most of the needs I’ve encountered working with different SCM’s and should be applicable to most SCM’s, at least on a higher level.
A vim command cheat sheet for beginners
I have noted that there are a number of VIM commands that are essential for VIM beginners. There are several good beginners guide to use VIM, vim tutorials and vim cheat sheets but never the less here are a few of them that I’ve found to be good to know.. File commands Command Description / […]
This post lists software tools I use more or less frequently. 7-Zip is a file archiver application which supports a wide range of formats. Agent Ransack is a file searching utility. PuTTY is a terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols and as […]
The big fat fiasco
Found a series of YouTube clips from a presentation by Tom Naughton on ”how the misguided fear of saturated fat created a nation of obese diabetics”. Very interesting! Gives you something to think about next time you eat. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5