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Earthquake warning systems (and twitterers) - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 15, 2010

A cartoon about twitterers and earthquakes leads to a brief peek at earthquake warning systems. Cartoonist xkcd throws humour on twitterers and their reportage of earthquakes: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="666" caption="(Source & image credits: xkcd (cartoon 723))"][/caption] Would an automatic response to recording equipment determining an event of a particular magnitude reduce the 20-30 second delay … Read More