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      Judge issues restraining order keeping DOE from tracking bitcoin miners

      news.movim.eu / ArsTechnica · Tuesday, 27 February - 19:15 · 1 minute

    Rows of graphics cards and fans.

    Enlarge (credit: South_agency )

    Earlier this month, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced its intention to gather basic information about the energy consumed by bitcoin mining. In making the decision, the DOE noted that the share of bitcoin mining happening in the US has shot up by a factor of over 10 just within the last three years, leaving the activity consuming as much electricity as a fairly populous state.

    To understand what this means for the US grid and its reliability, the DOE planned to gather information from large bitcoin mining operations within the US. But that plan has now been put on hold by a judge, who issued a restraining order against the DOE in response to a lawsuit filed by miners. In the decision, the judge suggested that bitcoin miners' issues with the plan were likely to see it permanently blocked.

    Mining suit

    While it's theoretically possible to mine bitcoin only during periods where production of renewable energy exceeds demand, doing so would leave a lot of hardware idle most days. In making its decision to monitor these operations, the DOE also gathered evidence that showed mining operations had inflated demand for power from a number of fossil fuel plants and were thus either competing with other users of that power or causing unnecessary carbon emissions. Both of those issues are within the DOE's purview.

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      Your fave illustration of Franklin’s kite experiment is likely riddled with errors

      news.movim.eu / ArsTechnica · Tuesday, 23 May, 2023 - 22:46 · 1 minute

    Hand-colored lithograph of Ben Franklin's kite experiment published by Currier & Ives in 1876

    Enlarge / Hand-colored lithograph published by Currier & Ives in 1876, probably the most widely distributed illustration of Benjamin Franklin's kite experiment. Franklin is wrongly shown to be holding the string in one hand above where the key is attached. (credit: Public domain)

    Most Americans are familiar with the story of Benjamin Franklin and his famous 18th century experiment in which he attached a metal key to a kite during a thunderstorm to see if the lightning would pass through the metal. That's largely due to many iconic illustrations commemorating the event that found their way into the popular imagination and became part of our shared cultural lore. But most of those classic illustrations are riddled with historical errors, according to a new paper published in the journal Science and Education.

    Franklin's explorations into electricity began as he was approaching 40 years old after his thriving career as an entrepreneur in the printing business. His scientific interest was piqued in 1743 when he saw a demonstration by scientist/showman Archibald Spencer , known for performing various amusing parlor tricks involving electricity. He soon started a correspondence with a British botanist named Peter Collinson and began reproducing some of Spencer's impressive parlor tricks in his own home.

    He would have guests rub a tube to create static and then have them kiss, producing an electrical shock. He designed a fake spider suspended by two electrified wires so that it seemed to swing back and forth of its own accord. And he devised a game dubbed "Treason," whereby he wired up a portrait of King George so that anyone who touched the monarch's crown would be shocked. And he once infamously shocked himself while trying to kill a turkey with electricity.

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      Synthetic gasoline promises neutral emissions—but the math doesn’t work

      news.movim.eu / ArsTechnica · Friday, 5 May, 2023 - 10:45 · 1 minute

    Synthetic gasoline promises neutral emissions—but the math doesn’t work

    Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images)

    Synthetic fuel promises to put gasoline back in our future. Motorsport will be using it in 2026, and European Union law is using it as a stay of execution for the combustion engine. Advertising promises that a future without fossil fuels doesn't need to be one without gasoline. But burning petrochemicals, wherever they come from, is still burning petrochemicals, and synthetic fuels come at a cost their supporters aren't talking about.

    We live in perilous times. The annual Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report has become blunter with every edition. The sixth, published this March , described the steps we need to take to "secure a livable future." Not a good future filled with an abundance of resources and biodiversity, just a survivable one. We're in this situation because we've spent the better part of two centuries digging up fossil fuels and burning them, putting carbon and other greenhouse gases like methane into the atmosphere and causing significant global warming.

    But even though there's a domino effect to climate change—drought breeds drought as the land cooks and water seeps into the sea, for instance—mathematically, there is still time to act.

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      California wants to build more solar farms but needs more power lines

      news.movim.eu / ArsTechnica · Wednesday, 29 March, 2023 - 13:26 · 1 minute

    solar farm in California

    Enlarge / Westlands Solar Park, near the town of Lemoore in the San Joaquin Valley of California, is the largest solar power plant in the United States and could become one of the largest in the world. (credit: Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty)

    California’s San Joaquin Valley, a strip of land between the Diablo Range and the Sierra Nevada, accounts for a significant portion of the state’s crop production and agricultural revenues. But with the state facing uncertain and uneven water supply due to climate change, some local governments and clean energy advocates hope solar energy installations could provide economic reliability where agriculture falters due to possible water shortages.

    In the next two decades, the Valley could accommodate the majority of the state’s estimated buildout of solar energy under a state plan forecasting transmission needs [PDF], adding enough capacity to power 10 million homes as California strives to reach 100 percent clean electricity by 2045. The influx of solar development would come at a time when the historically agriculture-rich valley is coping with new restrictions on groundwater pumping. Growers may need to fallow land. And some clean energy boosters see solar as an ideal alternative land use.

    But a significant technological hurdle stands in the way: California needs to plan and build more long-distance power lines to carry all the electricity produced there to different parts of the state, and development can take nearly a decade. Transmission has become a significant tension point for clean energy developers across the US, as the number of project proposals balloons and lines to connect to the grid grow ever longer.

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      Earthquakes 2023 Turkey or Syria and compassion from HAM Radio Free software

      preptorrent · Tuesday, 7 February, 2023 - 00:26 edit · 13 minutes

    Public Movim Post Of Turkey Syria Earthquake Article

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/earthquakes-2023-turkey-or-syria-and-compassion-from-ham-radio-free-software-70tsza

    Earthquakes between 7.4 and 7.7 (or 7.8) Magnitude (but also 6.7 Magnitude for a late shallow Earthquake) struck Turkey and Syria Monday 6 February 2023. Turkey Gaziantep then Ekinözü (a 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake struck) and the Kahramanmaras region is a struck epicentre, also in Syria Besnaya - Bseineh and Sarmada (North West Syria).

    USGS (United States Geological Survey, for USA Government) Data Reports the earthquakes for time and location as 2023-02-06 01:17:35 (UTC)37.174°N 37.032°E17.9 km depth

    An Internet Intensity Map from USGS shows internet activty and the map is big enough to cover where the erathquake struck.

    Internet Intensity Map from USGS

    https://earthquake.usgs.gov/realtime/product/dyfi/us6000jllz/us/1675727221027/us6000jllz_ciim_geo.jpg

    USGS United States Geological Survey

    https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us6000jllz/executive

    Disaster and Emergency Management Authority in Turkey

    https://en.afad.gov.tr/about-us

    HAM Radio can be used to send information by voice but also a data Mode can send Morse code or Geographical location data and Wether and so forth, and so any short text message can be sent (such as even through morse code if you so desired). The LORAWAN technologies (if you have such equipment) can also be used aside form HAM Radio for small amounts of data such as sending a start and end time-date stamp to indicate the duration of an event, along with geographical location data as longitude, latitude and altitude and then a magnet link of a torrent file for an ISO of a CDROM containing information on the topic you wish to share which could later be downloaded by the internet when it becomes avaiable (so the CDROM might have some video file stored on it and text files and PDF files and 3D-Model Files like a collada-file for software such as 'Blender' and audio files such as mp3 or Ogg Vorbis or it might be a mixed-mode CD which plays some audio in a Audio CD-Player but also has some computer data if placed into a PC computer such as MSWindows or Linux). HAM Radio exists in Syria and in Turkey and can help communications and this is important for helping people and for science data like geology and physics which might pertain more and more to the situation. Sole Linux is a debian linux software which can be used to install HAM radio software and use OCr software and FireFox Web Browser nd it can share geology and physics science information such as by installing SciLab for free. Learning Languages can be done in Liunx too. Gaussian Heat-Maps could be generated to use Kernelized classification of geological and disaster relife areas and communication HAM Radio spots possibly with LoRaWAN shown, and so OpenID built atop of OAuth2 as OIDC can allow single-sign-on and federated log-in to bring together the information such as by the Fediverse. Kernel density estimation of an hypercube could be accomkplished via the Parzen window via the Rosenblatt-Parzen method, such that OpenCL (especially OpenCL1.2 or higher) is used as an heterogenous computing method to distributed processing over low-power devices including a raspberry-pi3b (or Pizero2W) GPU or GT710 Nvidia Desktop PC GPU or even a large server so as to balance the computational efforsts as scalable. SciLab can help with this and can run on a RaspberryPi3b+ or a home Linux computer (such as the notion of a 64bit linux distro desktop PC with a GPU as good as a Nvidia GT710 installed or a AMD HD6450 or better). Machine Learning or GPU neural networks can use Kernelization methodology.

    Gaussian Kernel Density Estimation Explained on Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kernel_density_estimation

    Gaussian Kernel Method explained on Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kernel_method

    Ham Radio and Getting Started with Data Modes

    https://www.essexham.co.uk/how-to-get-started-with-data-modes

    Syrian Scientific Technical Amateur Radio Society SSTARS

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrian_Scientific_Technical_Amateur_Radio_Society

    Technical Institute of Radio by a group of amateur radio enthusiasts in Damascus

    https://www.qsl.net/on4ww/Syria.html

    There are various free OCR (Optical character Recognition softwares such as Copyfish (linked below and OCR Space) which can be used on PC (Windows Or Linux) and smartphone app, but also Tesseract with a9t9 frontend installed to a MSWindows PC. Also consider GOCR open-source character recognition (e.g. gocr049.exe), and (GPL License) A9t9 Free OCR (probably the easiet for MSWindows if you are willing to use free Tesseract OCR Software which has a good License, BSD/Apache style). You would thereby download the (a9t9)FreeOcrWindowsDesktop-Setup.exe file.

    Free-Ocr-Windows-Desktop (a9t9)FreeOcrWindowsDesktop-Setup.exe

    https://github.com/A9T9/Free-Ocr-Windows-Desktop/releases

    The (a9t9)FreeOcr blog and documentation hyperlinks

    https://onlineocr.a9t9.com/blog/p/free-ocr-software.html

    (GOCR)[https://jocr.sourceforge.net/download.html]

    https://jocr.sourceforge.net/download.html

    For example, these languages can be recognised in he free OCR software by scanning (or taking a photograph using a digital camera or smartphone or webcam connected to a PC). Once the text is on your computer it can br translated into other languages as text. also, text can be converted into speech or SRT files as subtitles which can be added to a DVD video you make on your computer or an Mpeg4 video (or Ogg Vorbis theora in free software like Openshot or KdenLive). Text can be "spoken by a computer" using voice synthesis software. Translations of text between languages can be helped by free software like "FireFox Translations" (hyperlinked below) which you can use in the Mozilla FireFox Web-Browser and you can use Thunderbird to read RSS feeds. Discover the web pages about the OCR Languages below. Languages to use the OCR Free software with include Turkish OCR, Arabic OCR, English OCR (*), French OCR, German OCR, Portuguese OCR, Russian OCR, Spanish OCR, Chinese OCR (Simplified and traditional characters), Hindi OCR, Korean OCR, Italian OCR

    OCR Languages

    Arabic OCR

    https://ocr.space/arabic

    English OCR

    https://ocr.space/english

    French OCR

    https://ocr.space/french

    German OCR

    https://ocr.space/german

    Portuguese OCR

    https://ocr.space/portuguese

    Russian OCR

    https://ocr.space/russian

    Spanish OCR

    https://ocr.space/spanish

    Chinese OCR

    https://ocr.space/chinese

    Hindi OCR

    https://ocr.space/hindi

    Korean OCR

    https://ocr.space/korean

    Japanese OCR

    https://ocr.space/japanese

    Italian OCR

    https://ocr.space/italian

    ESword software can be installed on MSWindows (WindowsXP through to Windows10) or Sword Modules can be used in "BibleTime" software for Linux (such as in the software center or synaptic for Debian), MacOSX and Windows.

    BibleTime software for Linux, MacOSX and Windows

    https://bibletime.info/

    ESword bible Software for MSWindows

    https://e-sword.net/downloads.html

    Read these other links to learn more about this information for using software and how to help people such as with health or nutrition via HugelKultur by readin the articles in these links and then seeing the subsequently linked articles as blog posts hyperlinked. Free Wikibooks First Aid documentation is linked so it can help people as a known quantity book to communicate about as a topic over the internet or LoRaWAN or HAM Radio. A British Military experience wound surgery research medical science paper shows the treatment of combat wounds but some wounds from natural disasters like Earthquakes can be somewhat similar and the medical knowledge of what to expect can further assist people dealing with communicating about the terminology expected for the topic.

    Public Post version of IRC Donation

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/how-i-made-a-12-donation-to-international-rescue-committee-t1R0E8

    Public Post version of 5 GBP Pakistan Flood Donation

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/how-i-made-5-gbp-christmas-donation-to-disasters-emergency-committee-pakistan-be6zVh

    Quick Notice: For the other money donation to Gnome Foundation, see this other link.

    Money donation to Gnome Foundation

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/donating-5-usd-to-gnome-foundation-jp4OiJ

    A guide to radio communications technologies for Linux computing for Urdu

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/ab82747e-5183-4fe3-a260-115144cb4846

    You might have been inspired to read my article (A guide to radio communications technologies for Linux computing for Urdu) on how HAM Radio can help the floods and also Afghanistan with a RaspberryPi for SDR (Software Defined Radio, such as by using Linux LimeSuite software) using a RTL2832U dongle and various open-source software like Soapy-Remote-Server, and when plugging in (the USB ports of a Raspberry Pi3b+ using GuvcView software and "cheese") a webcam (costing btween £1 and $5 USD), with a built-in microphone like a Playstation2-Eyetoy but a better (usb-converted) microphone can help too.

    Arabic English Translation of How To Learn linux SDR for rtl2832u

    https://upload.movim.eu/files/72545d95562ce01c8d7e25cb0e413a679c22c9f2/l1U1VDGDU3bt/arabicSDRrtl2832u.bmp.jpg

    Arabic English Translation of How To Learn linux SDR for rtl2832u

    To be knowledgeable about how your study of HAM Radio or Linux can help the people communicating around the Earthquake disaster topics and the Pakistan Floods (and other regions like Afghanistan), you may seek self-improvement as you learn about how to get linux via a torrent file and how to use a CD-Writer (and other knowledge) in this (German and English language) article linked below (German and English... Deutschland macht gute Technologien wie Knoppix Linux). Also, learn about how to use linux (and prepare your amd64 PC) using Version 5.3.8 ultimatebootcd such as to backup data and recover lost data and to partitition drives or clone an HDD (all of which can be discovered by reading and talking on the UBCD forums), and so all that information can be seen on the article linked below as "Wifi Bandwidth Management Hong Kong".

    Wifi Bandwidth Management Hong Kong

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/0a07613c-ef42-4ed0-b3d2-2bffc33ef519

    Wifi Bandwidth Management Hong Kong

    Amharic Ethiopia Linux Computer ሊኑክስ ኮምፕዩተር

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/6a4795ca-85be-4777-85c3-624eed054e25

    Amharic Ethiopia Linux Computer ሊኑክስ ኮምፕዩተር

    A guide to radio communications technologies for Linux computing for Urdu

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/ab82747e-5183-4fe3-a260-115144cb4846

    A guide to radio communications technologies for Linux computing for Urdu

    Slackware Donation methods like paypal

    https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/donating-to-slackware-4175634729/#post5882751

    Slackware Donation methods like Paypal

    WikiBooks First Aid web pages including PDF download version

    https://en.m.wikibooks.org/wiki/First_Aid

    WikiBooks First Aid web pages including PDF download version

    British Heart Foundation PDF Guide to Defibrillators

    https://www.resus.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/AED_Guide_2019-12-04.pdf

    Here is an example of Russian prepping documentation, and although it has a radioactive theme, the inclusion of it here has nothing to do with nuclear weapons threats but rather just the fact that Russian people care about people too and as such the information can be useful for various scenarios (e.g. nuclear power-station precautions) and it is a lead for other documens on Russian prepping like First Aid or Health and so scanning the letters in tesseract OCR Optical Character Recognition software with translation software added under BSD license can allow for Mozilla Firefox web-browser to translate into english via Firefox Translations and so you can then search for more Russian language prepping material documents. Likewise, Lithuanian and Estonian prepping documents can be translated and searched in a simiar way and all are included here so as to kindly help all people affected in the Russia or Ukraine or countries nearby to Europe. Or people might want to read it all simply to see the compared style of diagrams or images purely for creative reasons. Graphic images of healthcare surgery or wound treatment (a topic which is for caring for poorly people) is a precaution advised for some viewing. The inclusion of it is not about war (although of course the authors show it has been useful in such circumstances) but instead simply for learning human anatomy in medicine and knowledge and helping people.

    Russian prepping documentation scanned

    https://atomic-annhilation.blogspot.com/2013/08/1986-soviet-civil-defense.html

    Prepping documentation such as for Lithuania or Estonia or Russia or Ukraine 2016-aktyviu-veiksmu-gaires.pdf

    https://kam.lt/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/2016-aktyviu-veiksmu-gaires.pdf

    Alternative Link to Prepping documentation such as for Lithuania or Estonia or Russia or Ukraine 2016-aktyviu-veiksmu-gaires.pdf

    https://upload.movim.eu/files/72545d95562ce01c8d7e25cb0e413a679c22c9f2/VuNEVLDrkCAmH9ibjqpJKeZxCwj9bVu931c4IEoX/2016_aktyviu_veiksmu_gaires_internetui_.pdf

    English Language Lithuanian Prepping documenation

    https://upload.movim.eu/files/72545d95562ce01c8d7e25cb0e413a679c22c9f2/lEXjkncNURxLPWEaBsIx9qPVlXq3RJAKSviYVxUp/ka_turime_zinoti_praktiniai_patarimai_en-el.pdf

    Lithuanian Armoured Vehicle documentation which is also useful for places like Africa

    https://www.sauliusajunga.lt/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sarvuotos_technikos_apibudinimas_Mokomoji_kng.pdf

    Graphic Content Warning Adult supervision for The Management of Combat Wounds The British Military Experience

    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/282485099_The_Management_of_Combat_Wounds_The_British_Military_Experience

    Graphic Content Warning Adult supervision for TheManagementofCombatWoundsthebritishexperience.pdf

    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Steven-Jeffery/publication/282485099_The_Management_of_Combat_Wounds_The_British_Military_Experience/links/580e183208ae0360753dca6e/The-Management-of-Combat-Wounds-The-British-Military-Experience.pdf

    USA Navy prepping PDF example for West Nile Virus

    https://www.ready.navy.mil/Portals/86/Documents/beinformed/diseases/DISEASES_WestNile_031015JJK.pdf

    USA Navy Prepping documenation portals found via here

    https://www.ready.navy.mil/

    SimpleSAMLPHP documentation as per OIDC

    https://simplesamlphp.org/docs/1.19/simplesamlphp-install.html

    YouTube OAuth Example Of Using OIDC and this can be used with SimpleSAMLPHP

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBpVLq_okic

    I have included a link for NUAR UK Emergency Alerts (Cabinet Office) but really I would say it could do with a low cost tweak to also allow UK government square-wave data (sounding somewhat like a dial-up modem handshake sound to the human ear) to be received via RADIO (such as a FM car radio) onto a RaspberryPi (which would be expected to have installed a LoRaWAN dongle for public responding) for software updates such as torrent magnet links and bearing co-ordinates and cronjob date-time-stamps and longditude-latitude-altitude and MIDI (which cane be used for music or PC joystick or vehicle control like a drone since it even was used in guided missles in the past) to be processed in linux accepted via microphone-in 3.5mm jack plug (via USB soundcard on the RaspberryPi3b or PiZero2W) or via rtl2832u or buetooth (such as sent from a car-stereo bluetooth link, with or without a bluetooth headset earphone-and-microphone). Having a UK Gov AppImage (both RaspberryPi and amd64 compatible) on the receiving Linux device (PC or Pi3b) linked via the aforementioned technologies (3.5mm jack or bluetooth or rtl2832u) to the car-radio would allow for password authentication of installing a shellscript for every NUAR squarewave update which need only be up to 100KB but probably only needs about 3KB data sent like a DamnSmallLinux torrent file needs, notifying the need to connect to internet to download 50MB of data later that day as a bootable ISO that can be written to CDROM. About a minute of analogue FM Radio squarewave sound should transmit (from UK gov to a public radio connected to a RaspberryPi zero2w or Pi3b at home or in a car) 150KB to 300KB of data and so the signal being sent twice for parity of that 1 minute data signal should last 2 minutes and you probably do not even need that much data. The magnet-links sent could also include private firm sponsorship adverts in some scenarios.

    NUAR UK Emergency Alterts which includes software

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-underground-asset-register-nuar

    UK Cabinet Office NUAR and UK emergency Alerts video YT channel

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_Dgo8SxUnI

    See all YT UK Emergency Alerts Videos Cabinet Office and NUAR

    https://www.youtube.com/@CabinetOfficeUKGov

    Firefox Translations

    www.snipca.com/44358

    Github tesseract-ocr

    https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract

    Tesseract OCR a9t9 Frontend for Microsoft Windows 8 and 10

    https://onlineocr.a9t9.com/blog/p/free-ocr-software.html

    German and English... Deutschland macht gute Technologien wie Knoppix Linux

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/deutschland-macht-gute-technologien-wie-knoppix-linux-WwX2DA

    German and English... Deutschland macht gute Technologien wie Knoppix Linux

    My comment has no hate in it and I do no harm. I am not appalled or afraid, boasting or envying or complaining... Just saying. Psalms23: Giving thanks and praise to the Lord and peace and love. Also, I'd say Matthew6.

    #linux #slackware #opencl #skolelinux #debian #kde #foss #paypal #gnu #gnome #christmas #donate #charity #pakistan #afghanistan #urdu #Turkey #EarthQuake #Syria #russia #education #radiation #learning #nuar #prepping #electricity #electricial #electrician #health #safety #healthandsafety #science #mathematics #translation #coding #music

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      How I made a £12 donation to International Rescue Committee

      preptorrent · Saturday, 31 December, 2022 - 23:52 edit · 11 minutes

    In time for New Year 2023, I made a £12 donation to International Rescue committee via Paypal, so Happy New Year! I show how I did it and it may help others learn how I did it, if they are already considering donating too. I understand IRC also send money to other places (Afghanistan, Yemen and so on). Happy New Year to those it helped! Another charity (predominantly suited for USA donations including charity via Afghanistan, Yemen) is linked below but $10 is the minimum (£8.41 at time of writing):

    IRC help rescue.org https://help.rescue.org/donate

    IRC help rescue-uk.org https://help.rescue-uk.org

    Gov UK registered Charity webpage IRC

    https://register-of-charities.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=1065972&subid=0

    Screenshot of IRC donation 28 December 2022 Paypal Order 707338 transaction 1XE05902AR2686148

    https://upload.movim.eu/files/72545d95562ce01c8d7e25cb0e413a679c22c9f2/OY6fjFewjIZc/2022m12d28PaypalOrder707338transaction1XE05902AR2686148IRC.png.jpg

    Public Post version of IRC Donation

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/how-i-made-a-12-donation-to-international-rescue-committee-t1R0E8

    Public Post version of 5 GBP Pakistan Flood Donation

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/how-i-made-5-gbp-christmas-donation-to-disasters-emergency-committee-pakistan-be6zVh

    Quick Notice: For the other money donation to Gnome Foundation, see this other link.

    Money donation to Gnome Foundation

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/donating-5-usd-to-gnome-foundation-jp4OiJ

    A guide to radio communications technologies for Linux computing for Urdu

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/ab82747e-5183-4fe3-a260-115144cb4846

    You might want to donate also, having been inspired to read my article (A guide to radio communications technologies for Linux computing for Urdu) on how HAM Radio can help the floods and also Afghanistan with a RaspberryPi for SDR (Software Defined Radio, such as by using Linux LimeSuite software) using a RTL2832U dongle and various open-source software like Soapy-Remote-Server, and when plugging in (the USB ports of a Raspberry Pi3b+ using GuvcView software and "cheese") a webcam (costing btween £1 and $5 USD), with a built-in microphone like a Playstation2-Eyetoy but a better (usb-converted) microphone can help too. You can get to the Ukraine donation webpage I used by this link, although, first of all, I should say I logged into Paypal.

    Paypal IRC International Rescue Committee Ukraine Fundraiser Registered Charity 1110538

    https://help.rescue-uk.org/winterukraine-3x-up

    The Paypal screenshot arrows show what I clicked in chronological order.

    1: (Once logged into paypal) Clicked the One-Time Donaation option

    2: Entered £12 as "other" amount (minimum usually being $10 or similar in UK), like 12 months in a year, 12 hours or a zodiac or unit circle of 10 degrees when tripled.

    3: Clicked payment information, checking paypal was still logged-in.

    4: Selected "Paypal" radio button.

    5: I left the "Covering process costs" unticked to keep the donation simple for people to follow so the £12 was an overtly known quantity.

    6: I enabled the radio button for email contact but left SMS and phone unchecked to keep all communications medium a single known quantity and easy to follow when reading.

    7: I left SMS communications unchecked, as in disallowed.

    8: left phone communications unchecked as in disallowed.

    9: I left the tick-box for Gift Aid unchecked not only for simplicity but also so that no pressure is put on people reading my words to use Gift Aid which has taxation and thereby political viewpoints. If people want to add tax Gift-Aid, then that is there call. Just for the record, this stance on indicators of political matters is an indicator that my donation to this (largely) Ukraine IRC appeal is not anti-Russia either (not that you'd assume that). And anyway, Russians and Ukrainians marry and have children.

    10: I clicked the "Make a One-time donation", option.

    11: I clicked "agree and continue" to confirm the £12 would be donated via Paypal.

    12: It processed for about a minute or maybe less and then asked if I wanted to change this one-time donation to a monthly regular donation. I clicked "no thanks". This keeps the pressure low on people reading who might wish to donate. Also it could seem confusing as to how the winter Ukraine donation (which ends by 2023) could still be tripled or not. It would seem this one time donation of £12 becomes £36 if tripled at their end.

    13: I made note of 707338 being my order number.

    14: Visiting the Paypal account, I checked the £12 donation had succeeded and saw was the 1XE05902AR2686148 transaction ID sitting next to my 707338 order number and observed that the page could be printed (e.g. on paper or PDF). Checking the pertaining email account spam folder (junk bin) for a receipt is worthwhile also.

    Arabic English Translation of How To Learn linux SDR for rtl2832u

    https://upload.movim.eu/files/72545d95562ce01c8d7e25cb0e413a679c22c9f2/l1U1VDGDU3bt/arabicSDRrtl2832u.bmp.jpg

    Arabic English Translation of How To Learn multilingual linux and HAM Radio SDR for RTL2832U like with SoapyRemote-Server Software and LimeSuite

    To be knowledgeable about how your study of HAM Radio or Linux can help the people communicating around the Pakistan Floods (and other regions like Afghanistan), you may seek self-improvement as you learn about how to get linux via a torrent file and how to use a CD-Writer (and other knowledge) in this (German and English language) article linked below (German and English... Deutschland macht gute Technologien wie Knoppix Linux). Also, learn about how to use linux (and prepare your amd64 PC) using Version 5.3.8 ultimatebootcd such as to backup data and recover lost data and to partitition drives or clone an HDD (all of which can be discovered by reading and talking on the UBCD forums), and so all that information can be seen on the article linked below as "Wifi Bandwidth Management Hong Kong".

    Wifi Bandwidth Management Hong Kong

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/0a07613c-ef42-4ed0-b3d2-2bffc33ef519

    Wifi Bandwidth Management Hong Kong

    Amharic Ethiopia Linux Computer ሊኑክስ ኮምፕዩተር

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/6a4795ca-85be-4777-85c3-624eed054e25

    Amharic Ethiopia Linux Computer ሊኑክስ ኮምፕዩተር

    A guide to radio communications technologies for Linux computing for Urdu.

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/ab82747e-5183-4fe3-a260-115144cb4846

    A guide to radio communications technologies for Linux computing for Urdu

    Slackware Donation methods like paypal

    https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/donating-to-slackware-4175634729/#post5882751

    Slackware Donation methods like Paypal

    WikiBooks First Aid web pages including PDF download version

    https://en.m.wikibooks.org/wiki/First_Aid

    WikiBooks First Aid web pages including PDF download version

    British Heart Foundation PDF Guide to Defibrillators

    https://www.resus.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/AED_Guide_2019-12-04.pdf

    Here is an example of Russian prepping documentation, and although it has a radioactive theme, the inclusion of it here has nothing to do with nuclear weapons threats but rather just the fact that Russian people care about people too and as such the information can be useful for various scenarios (e.g. nuclear power-station precautions) and it is a lead for other documens on Russian prepping like First Aid or Health and so scanning the letters in tesseract OCR Optical Character Recognition software with translation software added under BSD license can allow for Mozilla Firefox web-browser to translate into english via Firefox Translations and so you can then search for more Russian language prepping material documents. Likewise, Lithuanian and Estonian prepping documents can be translated and searched in a simiar way and all are included here so as to kindly help all people affected in the Russia or Ukraine or countries nearby to Europe. Or people might want to read it all simply to see the compared style of diagrams or images purely for creative reasons. Graphic images of healthcare surgery or wound treatment (a topic which is for caring for poorly people) is a precaution advised for some viewing. The inclusion of it is not about war (although of course the authors show it has been useful in such circumstances) but instead simply for learning human anatomy in medicine and knowledge and helping people.

    Russian prepping documentation scanned

    https://atomic-annhilation.blogspot.com/2013/08/1986-soviet-civil-defense.html

    Prepping documentation such as for Lithuania or Estonia or Russia or Ukraine 2016-aktyviu-veiksmu-gaires.pdf

    https://kam.lt/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/2016-aktyviu-veiksmu-gaires.pdf

    English Language Lithuanian Prepping documenation

    https://upload.movim.eu/files/72545d95562ce01c8d7e25cb0e413a679c22c9f2/lEXjkncNURxLPWEaBsIx9qPVlXq3RJAKSviYVxUp/ka_turime_zinoti_praktiniai_patarimai_en-el.pdf

    Lithuanian Armoured Vehicle documentation which is also useful for places like Africa

    https://www.sauliusajunga.lt/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sarvuotos_technikos_apibudinimas_Mokomoji_kng.pdf

    Graphic Content Warning Adult supervision for The Management of Combat Wounds The British Military Experience

    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/282485099_The_Management_of_Combat_Wounds_The_British_Military_Experience

    Graphic Content Warning Adult supervision for TheManagementofCombatWoundsthebritishexperience.pdf

    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Steven-Jeffery/publication/282485099_The_Management_of_Combat_Wounds_The_British_Military_Experience/links/580e183208ae0360753dca6e/The-Management-of-Combat-Wounds-The-British-Military-Experience.pdf

    USA Navy prepping PDF example for West Nile Virus

    https://www.ready.navy.mil/Portals/86/Documents/beinformed/diseases/DISEASES_WestNile_031015JJK.pdf

    USA Navy Prepping documenation portals found via here

    https://www.ready.navy.mil/

    I have included a link for NUAR UK Emergency Alerts (Cabinet Office) but really I would say it could do with a low cost tweak to also allow UK government square-wave data (sounding somewhat like a dial-up modem handshake sound to the human ear) to be received via RADIO (such as a FM car radio) onto a RaspberryPi (which would be expected to have installed a LoRaWAN dongle for public responding) for software updates such as torrent magnet links and bearing co-ordinates and cronjob date-time-stamps and longditude-latitude-altitude and MIDI (which cane be used for music or PC joystick or vehicle control like a drone since it even was used in guided missles in the past) to be processed in linux accepted via microphone-in 3.5mm jack plug (via USB soundcard on the raspberryPi3b or piZero2W) or via rtl2832u or buetooth (such as sent from a car-stereo bluetooth link, with or without a bluetooth headset earphone-and-microphone). Having a UK Gov AppImage (both RaspberryPi and amd64 compatible) on the receiving Linux device (PC or Pi3b) linked via the aforementioned technologies (3.5mm jack or bluetooth or rtl2832u) to the car-radio would allow for password authentication of installing a shellscript for every NUAR squarewave update which need only be up to 100KB but probably only needs about 3KB data sent like a DamnSmallLinux torrent file needs, notifying the need to connect to internet to download 50MB of data later that day as a bootable ISO that can be written to CDROM. About a minute of analogue FM Radio squarewave sound should transmit (from UK gov to a public radio connected to a RaspberryPi zero2w or Pi3b at home or in a car) 150KB to 300KB of data and so the signal being sent twice for parity of that 1 minute data signal should last 2 minutes and you probably do not even need that much data. The magnet-links sent could also include private firm sponsorship adverts in some scenarios.

    NUAR UK Emergency Alterts which includes software

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-underground-asset-register-nuar

    UK Cabinet Office NUAR and UK emergency Alerts video YT channel

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_Dgo8SxUnI

    See all YT UK Emergency Alerts Videos Cabinet Office and NUAR

    https://www.youtube.com/@CabinetOfficeUKGov

    Firefox Translations

    www.snipca.com/44358

    Github tesseract-ocr

    https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tesseract

    Tesseract OCR a9t9 Frontend for Microsoft Windows 8 and 10

    https://onlineocr.a9t9.com/blog/p/free-ocr-software.html

    German and English... Deutschland macht gute Technologien wie Knoppix Linux

    https://mov.im/?blog/preptorrent%40movim.eu/deutschland-macht-gute-technologien-wie-knoppix-linux-WwX2DA

    German and English... Deutschland macht gute Technologien wie Knoppix Linux

    Good reads in paper books are:

    Penguin Books, Chemistry, David William Arthur Sharp... ISBN 978-0-140-51445-2

    Thames and Hudson, A History Of Western Art, The World Of art Library Michael Levey

    CGP Physics Workbook (formula sheet quoted below, but the book is also useful for repairs, radioactive safety and nuclear fission and fusion revision)... ISBN 978 1 84146 644 6

    Good listens on Audio CD include:

    Tchaikovsky Seenade for strings in C, op.48 and Dvořák Serenade for strings in E, op.22

    In addition to learning (GCSE Maths O-Level) Graphical Linear Inequalities (for business allocation like logistics especially programming RaspberryPi BASH scripts and GPIO usage like as a multimeter), Science formula notes worth writing on the back of a periodic table photocopied for learning (not necessarily BODMAS conforming) include:

    Frequency: f = 1/T

    Wavelength: v = f * λ

    Velocity: s = d/t

    Time: t = d/s

    Acceleration: a = Δv/t "or" a=F/m

    Weight (a force): W = m * g

    Force (and Mass): F = m * a

    Work done: E = F * d

    Kinetic Energy: KE = 1/2 * m * v²

    Momentum: p = m * v

    Force: F = (mv - mu)/t

    Potential Difference: V = I * R

    Current: I = V/R

    Resistance: R = V/I

    Electrical Power: P = I * V "or" P = I² * R

    Charge: Q = I * t

    Electrical Energy: E = Q * V "or" E = P * t

    Moment: M = F * d

    Efficiency = Useful Energy out / Total Energy in

    Transformer Equation: "(Potential Difference across Primary Coil) / (Potential Difference across Secondary Coil)" = "(No. of turns on Primary Coil) / (No. of turns on Secondary coil)"

    KDE Kalzium Periodic Table of Elements

    https://apps.kde.org/en-gb/kalzium/

    Learn Music and Coding for Open Sound control in Chuck-Audio Free Software such a MIDI and Gaussian function in Synthesis or FFT

    https://chuck.cs.princeton.edu/doc/

    Learn UML with Umbrello for Object Oriented Programming

    https://apps.kde.org/en-gb/umbrello/

    Learn music Theory With LenMus Phonascus software GPLv3

    http://lenmus.org/mws/noticias

    Prety much everything in this comment is so that you can get something out of the experience too such as via learning or self-improvement if considering the IRC donation and this information can help people such as those from Ukraine. That is a form of mutually beneficial interaction potentially. Spread the hashtag #DonateAndGetSkills

    My comment has no hate in it and I do no harm. I am not appalled or afraid, boasting or envying or complaining... Just saying. Psalms23: Giving thanks and praise to the Lord and peace and love. Also, I'd say Matthew6.

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