Forfatterarkiv: Henning Michael Møller Just

Manual work is a bug

In IT manual work is a bug and the fix is Document the steps Create automation equivalents Create automation Self-service and autonomous systems I would argue that this is also true for all manual office work, anywhere. The AI Lawyer … Læs resten

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About that right to be forgotten

Though I generally support the GDPR – and acknowledge that without enforcement, GDPR is worse than nothing – I do not support the right to be forgotten. I thought about that recently, when I read about the danish lawyer – … Læs resten

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Jet Fuel !!!

This is something I like: (Youtube)

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Engagement algorithms

There is no doubt that engagement algorithms of social networks have driven a wedge between humans, pushing ever more extreme content on us. The reason is simple. Since engagement is the important metric, the algorithms are optimized to give us … Læs resten

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The political consumer

I’ve argued that political consumers do not exist; they seem to disappear once the right occasion appears. With Bill Maher’s not-exactly-politically-correct words, I also wish a little more political and a little less consumer: No matter what you do for … Læs resten

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Cowards

30. I discovered that the world should be divided not into good and bad people but into cowards and non-cowards. Ninety-five percent of cowards are capable of the vilest things, lethal things, at the mildest threat. — Varlam Shalamov, “Forty-Five Things … Læs resten

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Just a joke

Unsourced, and probably not true, but anyway: The idea that unicorns are only able to be tamed and captured by virgins originated as a medieval joke. The idea was that it took a mythical creature to catch a mythical creature.

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Different narratives

In Japan, radiation creates monsters (Godzilla) and in America radiation creates superheroes. (reddit) Shockingly, it’s almost like Japan and America have very different narratives surrounding nuclear fallout. Now, if we all think very very hard, maybe someone could think of … Læs resten

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About that dinosaur-killing asteroid

I had gotten the movie VFX stuck in my head and needed this reminder: Unlike the typical Hollywood CGI depictions of asteroid impacts, where an extraterrestrial charcoal briquette gently smolders across the sky, in the Yucatan it would have been … Læs resten

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Obligatory DRM post

DRM is bad. DRM doesn’t protect against piracy, it’s more likely to encourage piracy. And DRM is not in the interest of content creators or distributors. This illustration from dnd01 demonstrates this perfectly.  

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