Monthly Archives: Jul 2019

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

From the great “The Inmates are Running the Asylum” by Alan Cooper: What Do You Get When You Cross a Computer with a Car? A computer! And as Cooper pointed out, this was not restricted to cars but to anything … Continue reading

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The not-so-Cold War

From Gurwinder Bhogal’s excellent “The Hate Factory“: The Cold War was really a Warm War, in that there was a source of heat but it was usually far away from the main actors. The hot aspect of the war was … Continue reading

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Telemarketing

Has telemarketing surpassed used car sales and real estate as the most hated profession? I don’t think I’ve heard anyone speak kindly of telemarketing for a very long time. Recently I was contacted by yet another telemarketer from the fairly … Continue reading

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When the Left taxes the poorest

There are poor people in Denmark, but the number is so low that for the context of this post, I’ll use “poorest” to mean those that have the least. We have a new government in Denmark and as expected they … Continue reading

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Metallica

A couple of weeks ago we went to see Metallica on their Hardwired tour in Copenhagen. It was a great performance, and in my view a lot better than when we saw them in 2012. The band felt like it … Continue reading

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Unarmed

Mind games don’t work if you’re going to show up unarmed. Not mine, unfortunately. Beware, the thread it originates from is not pleasant. Which reminds me, I recently read someone saying that what’s on Twitter today is what was on … Continue reading

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Splashdown

50 years ago (Youtube) I did not know that the command module lay on it’s side after the splashdown. I also didn’t know that [Due to bad weather] Rear Admiral Donald C. Davis, the commander of Manned Spaceflight Recovery Forces, … Continue reading

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Landing

50 years ago (Youtube)

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Liftoff

50 years ago (Youtube)

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Hiring process

I have just recently been through the hiring process 3 times in an organisation I volunteer in. And I have not been sufficiently prepared which bothers me tremendously and has caused a lot of frustration. I assumed someone else handled … Continue reading

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