Forfatterarkiv: Henning Michael Møller Just

About tomorrow’s climate strike

Or, as this is more about marketing than reality I’d probably need to write it as “Climate Strike”: American teens are now afraid, angry and helpless. But this feeling is the result of a sham; the world is not ending. … Læs resten

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Etymological misdirections

TIL: The word “nice” comes from “ignorant”. Also, do not look up “fascinate” if you are at work.

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Hexadecimal numbers, as text

TIL: Someone tried to introduce a naming-scheme for hexadecimal numbers: I don’t think dotty-ernest annty-frost will take off (the number 57007, or hexadecimal DEAF). The image is apparently a magazine page from 1968.

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Political ads

I know I prefer to be without political ads in my country, but of course that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the most American of political ads every once in a while: (Youtube)

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Tough crowd

Nice moment at the theatre in Innsbruck last night… Just before I went on, I asked a stage manager " Will this audience know me better from Monty Python or Fawlty Towers ? " He replied "I don't know. I've … Læs resten

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Climate and energy – burning hydrates

I am not saying this is good, I just want to point something out: Energy security is important for a nation; climate will in most countries be a lower priority Coal, oil and gas are easy as energy security, if … Læs resten

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Procrastination

Procrastination is the theft of peace from tomorrow but […] procrastination is a great way to solve the kinds of problems that tend to solve themselves

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New Orange

TIL: New York City, which had previously been called New Amsterdam, was, during the Third Anglo-Dutch War (1672-1674) briefly renamed New Orange. You cannot make this stuff up. Also, New York City was not named after the city of York, but … Læs resten

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The Last Internet Poll

Do we really need to say more?  

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2 sides and 32 stories

I don’t really want to pile on the Epstein horrors, but I have friends who fall into this trap: Depressingly predictable how people immediately blame Epstein’s death on their own side’s bogeymen. When your existence is defined by what you … Læs resten

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