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On Neighbors, Earthquakes and Terrorism

Yesterday I read an article called What to do in a Terrorist Attack in your Neighborhood on a website called RealEstateAgent.com. I thought why would this be relevant to me? I live in a country where the only terrorism attack … Continue reading

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Police thank LandSAR volunteers who helped in search Whitecliffs area | New Zealand Police

Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.police.govt.nz I have posted several blogs around the costs of searching for people who may have health problems and become disoriented. The devices these days are relatively low cost, but when landsar or Search and Rescue … Continue reading

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Hunt for Kiwis after powerful Nepal earthquake kills more than 1300 – National – NZ Herald News

More than 1300 people across four countries have been killed after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing massive damage in the country’s capital. – New Zealand Herald Source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz New Zealand has had a long relationship with Nepal, … Continue reading

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Farmers of the future will utilize drones, robots and GPS – Phys.Org

In New Zealand there is a TV advertisement that says the planet doesn’t need us. It managed very well before humankind and will manage after we have moved on. What’s sobering to a thinking person is that this is a very true statement. Do you think birds and cockroaches care about OLED TV’s and self driving cars? Continue reading

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Mobile apps to help with first aid instructions at war front AND at Home with Civil Defence

Here’s a timely innovation for Ukraine at war: applications that help people facing life-threatening injuries. Source: http://www.kyivpost.com We often talk about the positive technology outcomes from warfare, a consequence of budgets that are available for R&D. For example look at … Continue reading

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Smart phones not the end all for travellers – Clearwater Times

Travelers can pack smart phones but shouldn’t count on them for directions Source: http://www.clearwatertimes.com I recently read anĀ  online article about 6 technologies that would become redundant and disappear in the coming years . This theme was subsequently repeated almost … Continue reading

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New quake map shows Northwest at high risk – KING5.com

KING5.com New quake map shows Northwest at high risk KING5.com In July, the U.S. Source: http://www.king5.com Following the Napa Valley quake yesterday (photos http://huff.to/1tC1AX4) this website/service which has just been updated provides a timely reminder, especially for the West Coast, … Continue reading

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