Tribe by Sebastian Junger

This book is about belonging in a society and how our modern society does not meet the fundamental needs of a human being. We are cramped in our apartments, living alone or with your family. We are surrounded by people all the time, yet we feel alone. Compare this to how we evolved, in a big group that shared everything and everyone is a familiar face.

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Creating An Index In Redis

Redis is an in-memory key/value database, it does not have any natural indexing capabilities. Without an index a search on anything different than the key will be an expensive operation, since all elements needs to be fetched and then filtered in the application code. However it is possible to create an index with some tricks.

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Visualizing my running

Recently I stumbled on this blog post about visualizing workout activites. I thought this was really cool, so I figured I try on my own. Thus, I immediately downloaded all my runs and rides from Strava and made my own visualizations. Here are the results.

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Starting 2019 with some Bash scripting

The calendar has has incremented the year variable to 2019 and you still haven’t acted on your new years resolution. But don’t worry, you don’t have to go to the gym. Instead I propose that you switch your resolution to something else like, for instance, to streamline your workflow with Bash. By learing some tricks in Bash, you will become much a more efficient developer and save lots of time in the long run. So, it’s perfect that you have found this page, because I will show you a trick to access log files and hopefully it will give you some inspiration to write a script on your own.

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