Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Numbers can be really overpowering

Numbers can be really overpowering in a spot like the Philippines. A nation with a populace of nearly 100 million individuals, the Philippines is a standout amongst the most catastrophe inclined nations on the planet, and a normal of 20 hurricanes make landfall consistently.

In the not so distant future, the Philippines has been hit by various amazing climate occasions. Storm Utor hammered into Luzon Island on 12 August, harming more than 21,000 homes, and simply a week ago, flooding in the capital Manila and encompassing regions brought about 800,000 individuals to escape their homes and look for makeshift asylum in clearing focuses or with family and companions. In excess of 2.9 million individuals have been affected – like I said, numbers can be overpowering. For me, the truth of the detail is in the stories of the people who I have met this week, those whose lives have been specifically influenced.

Shane, 21, described to me her fear of being pulled away by solid flows of waist-profound surge water while attempting to make it to the departure focus in Aplaya, Laguna Province. It sounded unnerving. She is presently offering a little classroom to her family and around 70 other individuals until it is sheltered to return home. Shane conversed with me about how stuffed the clearing focus was, that it is so hard to rest around evening time and how her family does not have a wellspring of salary while they are in the departure focus.

In Bulacan Province, Cora let me know with tears in her eyes, how upset she felt as she and her six youngsters viewed an enormous tree fall and pulverize their home. The tree fallen after torrential downpour dissolved the dirt around its roots. Cora was cautioned by her neighbor minutes before the tree fell and clarified how mitigated she was that all her youngsters were protected. She and her spouse Segundo now have the gigantic assignment of clearing the rubble from their property before they can start to revamp. This will require some serious energy and they will need backing, as Segundo will have no wellspring of pay while he attempts to reconstruct their home.

At that point there is 79-year-old Carmen, who fled to the b-ball stadium which is currently being utilized as a clearing focus within Sapang Bayan, Bulacan Province. She got away with her three youngsters and 14 grandchildren. She addresses me about how wiped out and vomited she felt in the wake of escaping the surges and adapting to life in the clearing focus. With a slim elderly edge, I don't envision Carmen will be getting much rest around evening time on the hard solid floor.

I additionally met Carmen's granddaughter, Zaira,  while she was partaking in a Red Cross children system, drawing a picture of her family amid the surges. She let me know how frightened she was strolling through the surge water and how her family was just ready to get a couple of garments before going to the departure focus. She said she was thinking that it hard to rest, however she appreciated playing with the other youngsters.

And after that there are the staff and volunteers from the Philippine Red Cross, who have worked resolutely on reacting to the needs of influenced families. Tess Escartin, the Philippine Red Cross wellbeing and social administrations facilitator for Bulacan Province, clarified to me that ten group based volunteers in Bulacan Province themselves needed to escape their homes to the departure focus. They have been working consistently since to backing their group through Red Cross exercises.

Monday, 20 January 2014

A Software Patch

A patch is a portion of software intended to fix problems with, or revise a computer program or its supporting data. This takes in fixing security susceptibilities and other bugs, and enhancing the usability or achievement. Though meant to fix problems, weakly designed patches can at times bring in new difficulties. In some particular cases updates may intentionally break the functionality, for example, by eliminating components for which the update provider is no longer licensed or hindering a device.

Patch management is the procedure of employing a plan and plan of what patches should be employed to which systems at a specific time.

Wednesday, 6 March 2013


A patch is a piece of software designed to fix problems with, or update a computer program or its supporting data. This includes fixing security vulnerabilities and other bugs, and improving the usability or performance. Though meant to fix problems, poorly designed patches can sometimes introduce new problems. In some special cases updates may knowingly break the functionality, for instance, by removing components for which the update provider is no longer licensed or disabling a device. Patch management is the process of using a strategy and plan of what patches should be applied to which systems at a specified time.

Friday, 11 May 2012


Myristicaceae is the botanical name for a family of flowering plants. The family has been recognised by most taxonomists; it is sometimes called the "nutmeg family", after its most famous member, Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans).

The APG II system, of 2003 (unchanged from the APG system, of 1998), also recognizes this family, and assigns it to the order Magnoliales in the clade magnoliids.

The family consists of about twenty genera, with several hundred species, of trees and shrubs, found in tropical areas across the world. The best known genera are Myristica and Virola.

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Strawberry Patch Park

Strawberry Patch Park is a 7-acre (28,000 m2) city park in Madison, Mississippi. It contains a one-mile (1.6 km) running track, a pond used for fishing, ducks, geese, and a playground. It is located at the intersection of St. Augustine and Old Canton Rd, across the Street from Madison-Ridgeland Academy (MRA).

Thursday, 20 April 2006

How to Reduce Spam in Your Inbox and Enhance Your Email Security

Author: Richard Rogers
Spam is the internet’s equivalent of junk mail. Spam is defined as an e-mail message sent to people without their consent or permission. Addresses of recipients are often harvested from Usenet postings or web pages, obtained from databases, or simply guessed by using common names and domains.

Spam is sent to promote practically any product or service ranging from “Adult” products to logo design for websites. It is also used by hackers to spread viruses or links to dangerous websites used to gather your personal information like credit card details or passwords for sites like Ebay or PayPal. To the average user these messages appear genuine. Even the link has a genuine looking domain name. This technique is known as “Phishing.”

Here are some smart strategies and tips you can employ now to start reducing Spam and boost your email security.

- Configure your anti virus software to automatically scan your incoming email for viruses. Email is still widely used to distribute malicious software. Make sure you keep your anti virus software definitions up to date.
- If you are someone that frequently signs up for “freebies” or other stuff on the internet start using a separate e-mail account just for this purpose. Accounts from providers like Yahoo!, Hotmail, and Google’s Gmail all come with generous storage as standard.
- If sites don’t accept free e-mail address from the services listed above then use a free disposable email service like Sneakemail -
- If you are posting your email to a blog or your website then submit it in a way that is only recognizable to a human. For example if your email is then post it as “johndoe at”.
- Never open a message from an address you do not recognize – always delete it straight away. This is especially so if there is an attachment. Never reply to a message as this only confirms the email address is “live” to the spammers.
- If you get an official looking message from your bank or Ebay or another site you are not sure is genuine here is what you do. Instead of clicking on the link embedded in the mail log on to the site normally via your browser. If there are any genuine serious problems you should get a message when you log on. Alternatively contact the site’s customer service via the phone if possible.
- Consider using standalone spam filtering software. This software analyses your email for common characteristics of spam email including words like “click” or “teens.” It also compares senders’ emails against a “Friends List.” Try Mailwasher for free here -