Author Archives: Henning Michael Møller Just

Code of Jutland

Code of Jutland, or “Jyske Lov” as we call it in Denmark, is actually a rather well worked through piece of legislation and it is all the way back from 1241. The preamble is the important bit, much of it … Continue reading

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My patch has been a lot under water

At least if you go back far enough. Like, millions of years back. Here’s the Ancient Earth globe where you can enter your address and choose how many millions of years you want to go back. It’s not too bad … Continue reading

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On Extremism

I am sorry for the very bad quality of the recording, but here is John Cleese on Extremism: (Youtube) It is positively scary that this 30 year old clip is still relevant and no less true. And it is ironic … Continue reading

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Origin of the cyclopes

The Iliad and the Odyssey are very different beasts, and while I have fond memories of immersing myself in the Iliad, the Odyssey is by far the easiest to digest of the two. For one thing, the story is much … Continue reading

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Two thoughts about 2020

I’m beginning to think “hindsight is 2020” was some kind of message from a future time traveler that we all misunderstood. — Victoria Guida And of course, In retrospect, in 2015, not a single person get the answer right to … Continue reading

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The other side of the conspiracy

From Marcus Hutchins comes this: Imagine what a plot twist it’d be if it turned out Bill Gates wasn’t trying to inject people with tracking chips, and actually the tracking chip was in the social media app those people were … Continue reading

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Excuse me, UK did what?

According to this news story, the United Kingdom would allow up to 40% of the population in Hong Kong to, eventually, become citizens in the UK. That’s a bold move, but as China has clearly violated the agreement between them … Continue reading

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Summer

Let’s try this – let us imagine a year of 6 seasons, where today is the first day of Summer! Summer is July and August. Really hot, right? I know Summer is supposed to be June, July and August but … Continue reading

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Perl 7

For what feels like an eternity I developed in Perl 5, and I still write a few small programs in it. Professionally I have moved to a different layer so there I don’t have much use for Perl. But I’ve … Continue reading

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Some good news

Or, at least news if you, like me, didn’t know it before: We produce enough food for 10 billion people. That’s a surplus of 25% and as we are expected to peak with a population around 9-11 billion people, it … Continue reading

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