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My name is Tor Håkon, a native Norwegian. I read, I write and I make mistakes. This is my personal blog.

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  • Security Through Stupidity
    Security through obscurity is a well-known term in the computer industry, but what if the security is not even obscured? Security through obscurity implies that some efforts were made to hide something, anything. But this does not always seem to be the case – because if it were, the people responsible would not just be … Continue reading Security Through Stupidity
  • My Year in Books
    And by “My Year in Books” I obviously mean 2022, the year we just left behind. In 2022 I started the year with a goal to read 36 books; I ended up reading 31. There are several reasons why I didn’t reach my goal, but the main one is that I simply didn’t read enough. … Continue reading My Year in Books
  • On Writing a Meeting Agenda
    I have attended too many meetings without a clear agenda, or no agenda at all – except for a vague subject line – then I can count. Writing a good meeting agenda can be the difference between a productive conversation bringing you closer to your goals, or a waste of time. Sadly, a good agenda … Continue reading On Writing a Meeting Agenda
  • Muscle memory is amazing
    This is something every gamer will recognize. And although I am not a gamer, I still feel it deservers to be said: Muscle memory is amazing. Put in enough repetitions, and your body will remember them for life. Even though I wrote that I am not a gamer – because I do not spend much … Continue reading Muscle memory is amazing
  • What do you want to achieve?
    What do you want to achieve? This is probably the most important question you can ask someone who comes to you with a request. People (usually) know what they want, but that does not mean they know what they actually need. [1] Let me try to put this into context; I work as an operation … Continue reading What do you want to achieve?

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