Forfatterarkiv: Henning Michael Møller Just

Climate politics

With an increased pressure to make upcoming elections be on climate politics I found this thread instructive, after the failure of making the elections in Australia about climate (links added by me): The strategy of sowing fear, speaking of disaster … Læs resten

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More good advice for privacy and security

From NordVPN, “20 bad Internet behaviors – and how to fix them” is worth a read. I like how NordVPN continues to communicate. And I also like this meme: (from this picture)

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An update on Boeing 737 MAX

It appears that my hopes will come true: EASA is independently reviewing the revised designs for Boeing 737 MAX before allowing it to fly again in Europe. Obviously, as previously told, having EASA base their certification on FAA having allowed … Læs resten

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Demographics

I am not surprised that it looks like low fertility follows after low child mortality. In this animation, most countries move left (low risk of child dying) before moving down (fewer children per woman): Amazing animation by @countcarbon showing the demographic … Læs resten

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Getting 1600% of the votes

TIL about the most fraudulent election in history, the 1927 Liberian general election. The winning party got 243,000 votes, out of 15,000 registered voters.

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The internet news cycle

I have in some ways a pretty broad stream of news coming to me online; on the other hand, I realise it’s also pretty specific at times. But I keep seeing a pattern: Sometimes a story appears, I read about … Læs resten

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Best browsers for privacy

I switched VPN provider to NordVPN and they are a much more communicative company than my previous VPN provider. That’s probably good. They have published a nice article with the best browsers for privacy and security. Interesting read. On my … Læs resten

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“Mundane” and “mondæn”

The English word “mundane” and the Danish word “mondæn” comes from the Old French mondain, from Late Latin mundanus, from mundus (“world”). The words are pronounced in a similar way. The English word means unremarkable, worldly as opposed to heavenly … Læs resten

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Political compass

Last year I linked to a good political compass, which I found quite useful. We have our upcoming national election in Denmark, and as usual I take one of the which-candidate-do-you-agree-with online tests. I usually use Altinget’s. I only do … Læs resten

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Colour me surprised; it was surveillance, after all

Well, I wasn’t alone in stating that more than a year ago but still some pretend to be surprised. In short a new law in Denmark seek to pinpoint children in social risk by linking existing data sources. Laudable, but … Læs resten

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