I have been writing since my early youth — first self-published poetry in Danish, later published poetry and educational books in Swedish. In recent years, I have also written technical papers in English. Furthermore, I have experience of copywriting and proofreading.
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En ultrakort introduktion till Python (2021)
This e-book was written in connection with a teaching assignment and published in collaboration with Göteborgs Tekniska College. This text is a compact, yet theoretically correct, introduction to the programming language Python. It is free to download and use for educational purposes.
You can download this e-book from www.simonjensen.com/books.
38 pages (A4, pdf), incl. exercises (2 pages). Publisher: Göteborgs Tekniska College.
© Simon K. Jensen (2021).
C++ på riktigt (2019)
From the publisher's website (translated): With entertaining allegories, detailed explanations, and precise code examples, as well as a few illustrations, it is shown how some of the most abstract concepts are connected. The book requires no prior knowledge other than an open mind and a little patience.
From a review in BTJ-häftet (translated): The explanations are uncomplicated and comprehensive … C++ på riktigt is useful as course literature at high school and college level, but of course also for self-study. The book ends with a number of appendices, advice on further development opportunities and a detailed index.
BTJ's overall rating: 4 (out of 5).Buy the book: www.bokus.com/bok/9789198570106/c-pa-riktigt
Product sheet (in Swedish): www.riktigcpp.se/Till_biblioteken.pdf
The book's website: www.riktigcpp.se
200 pages (paperback). Publisher: Göteborgs Tekniska College. ISBN 978-91-985701-0-6. © Simon K. Jensen (2019).
Quite some time ago, I wrote two collections of poems (in Swedish). They got well received with some nice reviews.
From the publisher's website (translated): Fingret is the sequel to Skärmen from 2009. In this new punk-poetry collection, Simon Jensen continues to breathe fire and brimstone over our time's takedown of vital concepts such as togetherness, solidarity and love. We humans are described as the animals we are. Fingret is political and raw. It's a fun book. But at the same time, it's violent, provocative and perverse. Strictly forbidden for children.
Buy the book: www.bokus.com/bok/9789197824347/fingret
50 pages (paperback). Publisher: Trombone (trombone.se). ISBN 978-91-978243-4-7. © Simon K. Jensen (2011).
From the publisher's website (translated): Skärmen is the musician Simon Jensen's critically acclaimed literary debut. Shocking, raw, sad, funny. It is a collection of animalistic poems — critical of civilization — where the overarching theme is death and destruction. But hope and love is just around the corner.
Buy the book: www.bokus.com/bok/9789197644099/skarmen
50 pages (paperback). Publisher: Trombone (trombone.se). ISBN 978-91-976440-9-9. © Simon K. Jensen (2009).
Reviews etc. (in Swedish)
Most reviews have now disappeared from the internet (it has been some years, after all). Below you will find a few links that have survived.
- Civilisationskritik som slår med full kraft (NT)
- Ursinnig hymn över samtiden (HD)
- Sorgen att existera (Tidningen Kulturen)
- Interview (Fria Tidningen)
- Fingret (Arbetaren, Kultur)
- Stort, nydanande, smärtsamt och vackert (S. Rahimi)
- Poesi om örnar och hästar (Konflyktlinjer)