Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

A scientist, engineer and fiction writer based in Cologne.

Science & Engineering

I have a PhD in computer science from the University of Amsterdam and worked on research and development for both small startups and big companies. My specialities are data & text mining, search engines & system evaluation.

Curriculum Vitae | Publications | Projects | Linkedin

Fiction writing

I publish short stories on the Urban Volcano. My first book -- 999 Abroad -- is a collection of short stories telling the tales of an Icelander living abroad.

Urban Volcano | Short fiction | 999 Abroad | Amazon | Goodreads

Hiking and running

Hiking and running are among my favorite pastime activities. At the Restless Toes I tell stories of my activities -- mostly taking place in Catalunya and Iceland.

Restles Toes | Hiking | Running | Catalunya | Icleland


I like taking, browsing and organizing photos. The ShutterZine is a playground for experimenting with new ways to browse photos. For my own photos visit my photostream on Flickr.

ShutterZine | Iceland on ShutterZine | borkurdotnet on Flickr