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travel

An itinerary for visiting Norwegian fjords and Archipelago

This summer we did a trip around the Norwegian fjords and out to the islands at the North West coast of Norway. Here is our itinerary from this trip as well as some tips for you who either considers or already wants to visit the North West coast of Norway to see the famous fjords […]

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Program Philips Hue

Phillips’ smart light system Hue has for long been synonymous with smart IoT light bulbs, and although they recently have received competition from IKEA Trådfri and Osram Lightify (and many more), it’s still the dominant platform for smart lighting. Basically Phillips Hue consists of the light bulbs, lamps or light strips which can be either […]

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Into the exclusion zone

I was born in 1986, and one of the names always being associated with this year is Chernobyl. Yesterday I had the ambivalent “pleasure” to visit parts of exclusion zone: the buffer zone, the Pripyat zone and the 10K zone in which the reactor is located. Towards the end of 2017 a new shelter, or […]

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travel

Polar adventure

From a long weekend trip to Svalbard during June 2017. Pictures are from Longyearbyen and from travels to Russian mining town Pyramiden and across the Adventsfjord. 

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travel

Fem turer i nærheten av Oslo

Kongens utsikt En kort kjøretur fra Oslo, langs Tyrifjorden, finner du Kongens utsikt. En enkel, tilrettelagt gåtur på rundt 1,5 km fra parkeringsplassen ved Krokkleiva og fram til utsiktsplattformen. Ved utsiktsplattformen får man en fin utsikt over Tyrifjorden.  Hvordan komme seg dit? Ta E18 ut av Oslo i retning Kristiansand. Ved Sandvika, ta av i […]

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data-work

Load database from CSV with columns and tables read from file.

The issue at hand here is to load a database with CSV-files in a generic way without having to write separate script for each table. This short Groovy-script is working based on two conventions: The name of the CSV-file matches the name of the table in the database. The name of the CSV-header matches the […]

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Blogging

Lovholm.net back with new layout

In recent years the activity on lovholm.net has decreased.. unfortunately. Hopefully, I will soon be able to kick-start some new articles, as I have picked up a few new things I want to share with the world over the last few years. As you may have noticed if you been visiting this page earlier, it […]

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data data-work

SQL: Setup a Learning Workbench with SQLite and SQuirreL

Install SQLite To download SQLite you only need to download a file from the project homepage of SQLite. Select download, and precompiled download for your prefered operating system. Unzip the folder with the binary, and place it in a folder that is accessible from your command line interface (The terminal on Mac/*nix systems and Powershell […]

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travel

Bestille togreise i India

Å bestille en togreise i India kan være litt tricky, men er absolutt verdt å gjøre. Det er et enormt tognettverk mellom de forskjellige byene og regionene, og stor spennvidde i hvor god plass og service du får og hvor lang tid togene benytter. Ikke minst er det en flott måte å se landet mellom […]

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computer

A short script for testing writing many files to a folder

The challenge: We want to see when the number of files in a folder decrease the performance on adding new files into the same folder. Two examples where we may need to do to this are: to get an overview of the performance of the file system node structure, or to test Windows function for […]