Tobias Olausson's personal wobsite, with a blag and everything.

Mar 19, 2018

Home from Vietnam

Just got back from Vietnam. This was the second time I visited the country, and was a huge difference compared to my first visit. Last year, we went to Hoi...

Nov 22, 2017

New Jekyll-based site

The site got a major re-vamp now that I finally switched to using Jekyll, something I got inspired into doing from my job, where is written using Jekyll. Lots...

Nov 6, 2017

Raspberry Pi Trojan

This weekend, me and my girlfriend visited her parents, and at the same time, I got to do the usual IT admin work on the Raspberry Pi 3 I set...

Aug 27, 2017

Updated the site

So it took a while for me to update this when I moved. I replaced the server running this website with serving it through GitHub, and at the same time,...

Mar 25, 2016

Moving in July

Nice news, me and my girlfriend are moving in together! Rare as they come, I got a contract for a rented apartment here in Gothenburg, through the internal queue that...

Mar 9, 2016

Vacation in Thailand

The plan to migrate the server was, as usual, shot to pieces by something such as laziness. I’m currently in Thailand for the first time in my life. Air temp...

Feb 5, 2016


Last weekend was FOSDEM, a large conference for free and open source software developers. I went there with a couple of colleagues from Pelagicore and we had a great time!...

Jan 5, 2016

Happy new year!

Happy New Year! I have a week off from work this week, and my plan is to migrate all data from this server to the one I bought more than...

Nov 20, 2015

Lovely Lady and QML

Two things: I’ve met a lovely lady. I’m involved in a really cool project at work. My QML skills are constantly increasing. That’s all for now, I’m afraid.

Sep 9, 2015

Crayfish Party

Last saturday, I had a traditional Swedish kräftskiva (crayfish party) at my place. We had crayfish, drank nubbe and had a good time!

Aug 22, 2015


Today, for the first time in my life, I tried some surströmming with a couple of friends. I must say I’m positively surprised. While it smells truly terrible, the taste...

Aug 21, 2015

The real world

Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference...

Jul 24, 2015

Leaving Portland

My time in Portland is coming to an end in a week, and it is with somewhat mixed feelings I will leave the US. While I would never really want...

Jul 3, 2015

St Paul's Rodeo

I were at St Paul’s Rodeo tonight with some colleagues. It was really fun, but at the same time it was really male-dominated, white and so on, which of course...

Jun 22, 2015

Observations in the USA

It’s been a while since I updated here. Some things that have happened since last update. I’m currently working on a project at work with a client in the US,...

Mar 5, 2015

Driver's license GET

Last Monday I got my driver’s license. Funny how things change when your life change. When I was 16, I started to practice for this license, and then after I...

Feb 22, 2015

Server hardware

It’s been a while since I updated here. I still have plans for a nicer structure of this site, but as most other things, it’s been a dorment project lately....

Nov 25, 2014

Watched LOST

Just watched the last episode of LOST, and let me tell you: don’t do it. If you have not yet watched LOST but are planning to do so, just watch...

Nov 12, 2014

Swish and SPDX

I recently read an interesting blog post about the banking app Swish. Check it out here. Also, it seems that Swish uses GPL’ed libraries in their app, but they refuse...

Oct 18, 2014

Markdown time

I’m working on migrating the content of this page to only using markdown. Currently, I have no pure JS parser for it to HTML, but I’m looking into using Node.js...

Oct 17, 2014

Twitter Translation Team

I’d like to write some things about crowdsourcing activities. Since 2011, I’ve been part of the moderating team for translating Twitter into Swedish, being part of the very beginning, together...

Sep 21, 2014

Tram race!

Yesterday, I went to all the stations in the Gothenburg tram network. It took a total of eight hours, of which approx. one hour was waiting time. I really wish...

Sep 14, 2014

Election day tomorrow

So my thoughts about Happstack are still there, but is not under active development. In other news I just watched the trailer for the upcoming season of the walking dead,...

Aug 18, 2014


I’m just starting to look at Happstack (a Haskell web server framework. Let’s face it, editing the HTML of this site by hand is getting a bit tedious. Writing something...

Aug 16, 2014

Adventures with hdparm

Server is back up after a crash of sorts. Apparently, it is a bad idea to reboot the server that serves you NFS shares while watching some TV series served...

Jul 31, 2014

Boring life update

Continuum is getting more and more interesting the more I watch. I find it especially cool to see how the view of the corporations vs liber8 glides both between timelines...

Jul 30, 2014


It is my birthday, and I’m now 26 years old. The major change this will have on my life is that I will have to pay full price on the...

Jul 12, 2014

New job!

As of this tuesday, I’m now working as a software engineer at Pelagicore, a Gothenburg-based company that creates infotainment software systems for the automotive industry.

Jun 26, 2014

My Pi Died

For some reason the raspberry pi that used to power this web page died, and I have not had time to take care of it due to high work load...

Jun 19, 2014

Thesis approved!

Just a short update: my MSc thesis has been approved \o/. If you want to read it, you can download it here

Jun 16, 2014

Thesis submitted!

I have submitted my thesis to the department, and is currently waiting for my examiner to approve/reject it. In the mean time, I’m looking for a job, preferrably as a...

Dec 29, 2013

Star Trek: Enterprise

I just finished watching the last episode of Star Trek: Enterprise, which I must say has been a disappointment, although the last episode was sort of nostalgic. Guess that’s what...

Dec 26, 2013

New homepage design

New homepage design/style. I’ll also be doing my master’s thesis this spring, implementing a new way of doing syntax highlighting in the text editor Yi.

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