Disaster Preparedness: Last Minute Edition (7/25/20 Part 1)

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In Hawai’i, before holiday season its HURRICANE season! Hurricane Douglas Same time of year, every year, and we always seem to forget about it. Well, here we are again! https://dod.hawaii.gov/hiema/public-resources/types-of-disaster/#hurricane https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/?cpac https://www.skilledsurvival.com/hurricane-prep-list/#section3 http://ready.gov/hurricanes And from the archives? https://www.q-a.net/mauionline/?s=disaster

Tis the Season for Disaster Preparedness (6/8/19 Part 1)

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Its Hurricane Season! Yay! Are you ready for the possibilities the season brings? Hurricane Prep, General We talk about getting ready for disaster readiness in general. When is the best time to get ready? Now! Now is the time! https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/ready.php https://www.cdc.gov/features/hurricanepreparedness/index.html https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/?cpac https://ptwc.weather.gov/index.php?region=2

Disaster Preparedness (5/5/18 Part 1)

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By now you’ve heard of the disaster that has befallen Hawai’i island. Lava flowing and earthquakes, with people losing their homes and more! So, how is the internet helping out with what’s going on? And how is it not helping? EMERGENCY! Need some links on getting ready for a disaster? Glad you asked! http://dod.hawaii.gov/hiema/public-resources/types-of-disaster/ http://www.prh.noaa.gov/cphc/ https://www.mauicounty.gov/AlertCenter.aspx http://ptwc.weather.gov/index.php?region=2 http://www.redcross.org/local/hawaii/programs-services/disaster-preparedness  

Disaster preparedness and Siding Spring!

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Looking for more reading on getting ready for natural disasters or our upcoming comet? Look no further! Disaster Prep http://www.ready.gov/ http://www.scd.hawaii.gov/documents/red_cross_kit_checklist.pdf http://www.redcross.org/hi/honolulu/programs-services/disaster-preparedness/hurricanes http://www.redcross.org/hi/honolulu/programs-services/disaster-preparedness/tsunami Siding Springs http://mars.nasa.gov/comets/sidingspring/ http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2014/10171350-watching-siding-springs.html http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2014/10171350-watching-siding-springs.html http://www.virtualtelescope.eu/webtv/ http://www.space.com/27444-comet-siding-spring-mars-skywatching.html?adbid=10152400404476466&adbpl=fb&adbpr=17610706465&cmpid=514630_20141017_33768697 http://www.space.com/27449-mars-comet-close-encounter-infographic.html

What to do BEFORE the emergency and DNS servers! (5/5/18 Part 2)

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We continue our disaster show by discussing preparedness! Alert Internet Surfer Perry also called in asking about disasters and pets! Plus we touched on Cloudflare’s free DNS server. More EMERGENCY! ASPCA how to prepare for disasters and your pets: https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/disaster-preparedness Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS server announcement: https://blog.cloudflare.com/announcing-1111/

FOSTA, CESTA, and unintended consequences (2/24/18 Part 2)

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Human trafficking is bad. But not every effort to stop it helps. SESTA and FOSTA In an effort to reduce the tools human traffickers have, there are two acts being brought up that would undermine Section 230 of the Common Decency Act. Why does that matter? Because websites might have to clamp down on YOU as well. “What?” you ask. “Maybe!” we reply. Further reading: https://cseinstitute.org/fosta-vs-sesta-preserving-status-quo-empowering-victims-trafficking/ https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/fosta-would-be-disaster-online-communities http://www.rstreet.org/op-ed/a-prosecutors-case-for-fosta/ http://www.new.swopusa.org/2017/08/11/call-to-actionpress-release-swop-usa-stands-in-direct-opposition-of-disguised-internet-censorship-bill-sesta-s-1963-call-your-state-representatives-and-tell-them-to-fight/ https://cdt.org/insight/frequently-asked-questions-section-230-sex-trafficking-and-current-legislation/