Henrik Norman

Software Engineer

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My Career

European Space Agency, Madrid, Spain

September 2016 - Now

I am one of two software engineers working on the ESASky website at the European Space Astronomy Centre in Madrid. I have also developed and maintained the ESASky module in Astroquery.

Attentec, Stockholm, Sweden

Attentec, Stockholm, Sweden

October 2015 - August 2016

At Attentec, I was one of the three software engineers for an application called ScanBas 365, which is a user friendly supervision system for fishing boats. (more…)

Tigerspike, Singapore

Tigerspike, Singapore

January 2014 - July 2014

I worked at Tigerspike as an Android Developer for their internal projects.

National University of Singapore, Singapore

National University of Singapore, Singapore

January 2014 - July 2014

The studies in Technopreneurship were combined with full time work at the startup company Tigerspike.

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

August 2010 - June 2015

At KTH, I studied Computer Science with a focus on Interactive Media Technology. The result was a Master of Science in Engineering (sv. Civilingenjörsexamen).




23 May

Cracking the Coding Interview has been one of the best selling books in computer science for a few years now, and for a good reason. It covers almost 200 coding questions on common interview topics, and each question has at[…]

18 May

Never Split the Difference contains advice on negotiation from a former FBI hostage negotiator. The author comes off as a smart guy who really knows a lot about negotiation, and the concepts are thoroughly thought through and very well explained[…]

9 May

The Obstacle is the Way is a book on how to tackle the challenges and obstacles that inevitably will be in your way, whether they are fair or not. Most thoughts are drawn from the stoic school of philosophy, where[…]

4 May

Cal Newport writes about Deep Work, which is defined as professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. This type of work is extremely valuable as it creates new value, improves[…]

21 Apr

Eat That Frog is a really short book about procrastination. Nothing new or extraordinary here. That said, it’s a pretty good book. I would summarize the recommendations, that weren’t extremely obvious, as follows: Everyone procrastinates. The thing that differs productive[…]

13 Apr

Think, Fast and Slow is a really good book about how human mind works. It summarizes decades of research done by the author, who is an astonishingly well accomplished person. The book is really well written and is packed with loads of[…]

9 Apr

This book is basically the first part of Cracking the Coding Interview, but expanded. It focuses on soft skills as well as a how to answer few soft questions. The author also writes about how you can prepare for different[…]

29 Mar

The Algorithm Design Manual is divided into two parts, where the first part covers an introduction to algorithm design and analysis, and the second part contains a catalog of the 75 most important problems arising in practice. This review focuses[…]

8 Feb

Head First Design Patterns is a nice introduction to the world of design pattern. It is really easy to read and has a lot of visual elements to make everything as clear as possible. This resulted in me plowing through[…]

23 Dec

I read a lot of books, 45 this year to be exact, where about 80% were read in the last four months. I manage to do this largely thanks to audiobooks, as this lets me do mindless tasks while I’m[…]


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