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Wtch Out when you use eBay and Paypal

Do use eBay? PayPal? you better be very careful about how much information you give them.

No, I did not say avoid them. I said be careful. I have them as do millions of happy users. But watch out. Neither of these companies are covered by the same government rules that apply to banks. So there is a risk of losing some money and your privacy when sing the two mentioned on-line operations.

I once sold this teddy bead on eBay. No problem at all. So, I am not saying you will have a problem. Just be careful and use common sense. If an item on the auction site looks to be too good to be true, it might be that the seller is not being very honest.

About Pay Pay. The want information about your bank account.  Watch out. You may want to talk to your bank and find out how you can protect yourself. One thing you might do is open a new account just for your ob-line shopping.  Perhaps even with a different bank. Otherwise there is the small bur real possibility that some criminal body could get funds from you bank account without your knowledge. If you keep a very low balance in the new account, that criminal will not get much money.

The point here is this: Your local bank has people you can go talk with and the can help you.  Do not expect that from any kind of on-line company. The on-line companies will put your on hold and even then will only give you a short reading from a script.

Did I say this is only about eBay and PayPal? No, this also would apply to Amazon and all the other on line vendors. But pay pal radially annoys me because the want my bank information. Once you let anybody have you banking information, you are at risk for of being robbed by some persons breaks into the security of the on-line firm. It does happen.

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Our DNS is now working.

Our name server was not working very good. But now we are back.

Every web site has to have a server  that provides the actual path into the web site. As you can see, I changed the name so t now it a club site instead of a com site. Still the sames ruff., Just an adjustment in the name. It took awhile for the server to git it right.  Now we are here.

Should You Build Your Own Personal Computer.

No. Unless you really want to and have the right reasons. Ream about the Pros and Cons.

Years ago all personal computers were home built computer. The first Apple computer was b built in a garbage by two your men who had a dream.

The early home builds also were made with parts for Motorola, Intel and other chip makers.  sand other chip makers It was only after those early years that the rest of the world knew about personal computers.

I built my first computer. Would I do it again. No, I would not. I did it as a learning experience.  It got me up to speed on digital technology. I had done all my work in the Analog world. I had to learn what digital electronics can do. That was the quick way for me. I do not do well in a formal learning environment. I have to get my hansd on something I want to understand.

But what about today? Well, today there ere other reasons to build your own.  For one, yu might get more value for your money. Another is you pay only for what your really want, not what some salesman things.

Here is on of the best articles about this object from another website,  Make Use Of.

Is It Still Cheaper to Build Your Own PC?

 

 

 

Oroville Flood Alert Given.

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Lake Oroville Dam is in the News of the Week.

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Change my name to Geek9pm.club

We want to change name to Geek9pm.club

Maybe that will better represent what kind of blog this is. My blog is not a commercial web site, I have nothing here to sell. This site is to express some thoughts and ideas and share with other some observations.

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Come back soon.

The new name shall be:
Geek9pm.club

The Methane Economy is Real.

Research news articles confirms that the methane economy is a reality. the good use of methane is reducing the cost of energy.

here’s a reference to a publication called Forbes. What they say is also supported in many authoritative articles published by others.

Study Confirms Methane Emissions Not Rising Under Natural Gas Economy

The prospects for significant reductions in greenhouse gases has received a major boost, as scientists report methane emissions from fossil fuels have not increased, even with a substantial increase in natural gas production. As compared to coal, natural gas cuts in half the carbon dioxide emissions that are the main focus of global warming advocates. Some advocates, however, have expressed fears that methane emissions from increasing natural gas production are negating the benefits of carbon dioxide reductions.

You can find more about this by searching the Internet for the words ‘Methane Economy’  and finding links like this:

http://methane_economy.blogspot.com/

That article says, in part:

OPEC irrelevance and marginalization

    • Stable energy prices.
    • Strong and resilient economy.
    • Improved trade balance picture.
    • Strong currency.
    • Clean energy production.
    • Cleaner air.
    • Uncontaminated water.

Think about it!

The Tiny $5 UK computer

In the UK one can buy a tiny computer for just the equalvilant of five dollars.Really!

A hobby company in the UK now offers a starter kit for just five dollars. Does that sound too good to be true? No, the company has already sold millions of the early models of this experimenters computer to hobbyists and engineers.

Anybody who want to learn about this small and useful miniature computer can now afford it. . It is actually possible to set this little thing up with the keyboard and monitor and some kind of Internet connection and you can actually surf the Internet using this tiny computer. It is capable of playing music and showing video and doing the things that you normally expect from a personal computer.
Although it is a little slow on speed then a little bit short on memory, it has everything necessary to play basic games and to do fundamental Internet operations.
With the tiny computer lacks is a power supply and the keyboard and the complete interface for the monitor. Even so, you can test out the unit and make sure it works even without having the complete video interface. The additional parts are very modestly priced and you might be able to use something you  have at hand. For example, the power supply can also be the battery charger for your smart phone. The battery charger plugs into a micro USB connector switches now nearly a standard on many smart phones.

A standaerd The keyboard can be hooked up to the vice using a standard USB port. Once you have a video circuit installed you can watch it on a standard monitor and the picture quality is quite good for such a small device.

Here is one of the links that will take you to lare more:
New Rasberry PI.

 

What do ou know about Methane Gas?

Methane Gas is making news headlines. Maybe your next automobile will have a tank of methane gas. Do you care?

Things you need to know:

  • Methan is also called natural gas and is used as a heating fuel and  is both man-man and natural.
  • Methane is among the most abundant fuels on the planet
  • Methane  is CH4 and is a climate change gas.
  • It is helping people live longer.

You can look up methane on the Internet. You will find many articlethat support the four statements listed above. Some articles  yu find have strong politicalbias. My purpose here is not to endorse any politicl view above another. The facts show that methane is often used in a good way. And sad to say, methane is is implicated in in human deaths.

Now here is an example of how methane improves the live of meny people every day.

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