Monthly Archives: Jan 2021

Too many ads? Nonsense!

Have you noticed that the number of ads on Youtube recently skyrocketed? Well, here’s an example: This is from an hour-plus long interview posted on Youtube. If the creator doesn’t manually set when ads are to be shown, Youtube sometimes … Continue reading

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Censorship

How is it possible not to realize that when you empower huge corporations & the state to regulate speech and censor the internet, they’re going to use this power to advance their interests, not yours?? Even if your interests sometimes … Continue reading

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Når man sætter en fra B-holdet på banen

Nuværende Forsvarsminister Trine Bramsen har længe kunnet irritere mig; fra hendes personlige fauxpology til mig, over hendes mistænkeliggørelse af folk der er uenige med hendes til hendes amatøragtige ledelse af Forsvarsministeriet. Så at hun føler sig ydmyget når en journalist … Continue reading

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Losses from short selling are uncapped

By now, you may have heard about the GameStop shares and the fight between supposedly small investors and big hedge funds. In short (ha!) someone thought that the GameStop shares were undervalued, and also that they were severely shorted. Shorting … Continue reading

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Good thing he knew how to disassemble it

The apparent normalisation / peace progress between United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco and Sudan on one side and Israel on the other, is one of those stories that made 2020 a little brighter. A couple of days ago, Israeli Intelligence … Continue reading

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UI/UX menu names

I knew of the “burger menu” but had not realised the other menus had names as well. But of course they have: “Hamburger” is of course the American version of our “burger”. I will refer to the tools menu in … Continue reading

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Play

I wonder, how large is the group of animals that play? I think most larger mammals do, like these sea lions: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pacific Offshore Expeditions (@pacificoffshore) (instagram) I know some birds do. … Continue reading

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Population and innovation

I probably made a mistake when I moved to a sparsely populated area, but I like it; the space, air and quiet. But, from Joseph Henrich’s “The WEIRDest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar“: Knowing the … Continue reading

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On luck

Hope luck finds you The first kind of luck is blind luck where one just gets lucky because something completely out of their control happened. This includes fortune, fate, etc. Hustle until you stumble into it Then, there’s luck through … Continue reading

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Necessity is not the mother of invention

[…] necessity is certainly not the mother of invention. Over the course of human history, people often ignored life-saving inventions for years, sometimes only realizing how much they needed an invention long after its arrival (e.g. penicillin, nitrous oxide, the … Continue reading

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