Monthly Archives: July 2011

Back from VayKay

I have been away the last week on a short and impromptu vacation. Some roofing work in town and painting at home and it was just not a tenable situation so I had to run. But I’m back, no real … Continue reading

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There’s always a phone scam for windows going on.

I think the title says it all, and if you remember back to my earlier note on the subject it goes something like this. Hello, we are from Windows Technical Support (or something like that) and we noticed your computer … Continue reading

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Zambia Quake?

Normally a 5.2 quake is not news and one in a relatively unpopulated area would not be news for most outlets but this one is news. Zambia is well away from any plate boundaries and in the area where this … Continue reading

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Asia and Europe quakes and what is happening below fiji?

An interesting day for earthquake watchers with some quakes in some unlikely places. In Asia there was a 6.1 quake in¬†Kyrgyzstan which is close to the surface at 11 miles and very close to some large cities/towns. This combo means … Continue reading

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Lake Baikal Zone EarthQuake

Interesting earthquake in Russia at Lake Baikal. While not a large quake it is one of the largest and it highlights that this area is still active. The lake is a rift lake and the oldest still existing lakes in … Continue reading

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South West Pacific action

The faults in the Indo-Austrailia/Pacific boundary zone are active this week and they don’t look like slowing down. And the action on the Kermadec¬†islands region is not slowing down but with a range of quakes as high as 5.9 it … Continue reading

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Oracle Java 7 launched

Oracle has launched Java 7 and both put it’s mark on the language and made it certain that they are going to support and grow the technology as far as they can. The launch of Java 7 is a big … Continue reading

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