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Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

 

Wikipedia article of the day for June 12, 2019 RSPB Dearne Valley Old Moor

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 12, 2019 is RSPB Dearne Valley Old Moor. RSPB Dearne Valley Old Moor is an 89-hectare (220-acre) wetlands nature reserve in the Dearne Valley near Barnsley, South Yorkshire, run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). It lies on the junction of the A633 and A6195 roads and is bordered by the Trans Pennine Trail long-distance path. Old Moor is managed to benefit bitterns, breeding waders such as lapwings, redshanks and avocets, and wintering golden plovers. Passerine birds includeRead More


US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange , a Justice Department official said Tuesday. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a Defense Department computer password. That indictment, which includes Espionage Act charges, was issued by the Justice Department last month and is pending in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia. The extradition request had been expectedRead More


UGANDA: Opposition needs solid DBAs, DBMs – @MugishaMuntu @HeBobiWine @FDCoffial1

DBA stands for Data Base Analyst.  DBM stands for Data Base Management.  Both terms are interchangeable but basically refer to analysing and managing data.  The other term as you will see below is Business Intelligence (BI and sometimes referred to as Data Mining).   Basically, we want to collect all the data out there, store it, write reports on it, analyse it, create intelligence reports from the data.  If you kept up with how Facebook sold data to companies which helped politicians to target in their elections, you now know whatRead More


UGANDA: Opposition needs solid DBAs, DBMs – @MugishaMuntu @HeBobiWine @FDCoffial1

DBA stands for Data Base Analyst.  DBM stands for Data Base Management.  Both terms are interchangeable but basically refer to analysing and managing data.  The other term as you will see below is Business Intelligence (BI and sometimes referred to as Data Mining).   Basically, we want to collect all the data out there, store it, write reports on it, analyse it, create intelligence reports from the data.  If you kept up with how Facebook sold data to companies which helped politicians to target in their elections, you now know whatRead More


UGANDA: Opposition needs solid DBAs, DBMs – @MugishaMuntu @HeBobiWine @FDCoffial1

DBA stands for Data Base Analyst.  DBM stands for Data Base Management.  Both terms are interchangeable but basically refer to analysing and managing data.  The other term as you will see below is Business Intelligence (BI and sometimes referred to as Data Mining).   Basically, we want to collect all the data out there, store it, write reports on it, analyse it, create intelligence reports from the data.  If you kept up with how Facebook sold data to companies which helped politicians to target in their elections, you now know whatRead More


LEADERSHIP: Worst boss I ever had

I was age 22 in under grad but working as a student manager for a company which had 68 unionized employees. My schedule was evenings and weekends when the top bosses are off. This woman used to berate me in front of all the staff about very minor things because she had power. One time, I told her “please at least take me into your office, close the door and yell at me”. Foaming at her mouth like a dog with rabies “I am your boss. I can do anythingRead More


ENERGY: Oil report for June 11, 2019

By OILPRICE.COM – In 2018, U.S. coal production fell to 756 million short tonnes, the second-lowest total since 1978 and down from a peak of 1,172 million short tonnes in 2008. – Production and consumption have fallen in tandem. Consumption dropped to just 687 million short tonnes last year, a four-decade low. – The vast majority of coal consumed is used for electricity generation. The ongoing shuttering of coal-fired power plants likely ensures steady declines for both production and consumption of coal for years to come. Market Movers – Cabot Oil &Read More


Sudan’s military demands UN-AU force hand over premises – UN

UNITED NATIONS (Associated Press) — The United Nations says Sudan’s transitional military council has issued a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal next year. But U.N. associate spokesperson Eri Kaneko said Monday that the decree “is not in keeping with our existing agreement with the Sudanese government and our insistence that the facilities be used solely for civilian purposes.” Last July, the Security Council voted to dramatically cut the force in the vast western Darfur regionRead More


Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo

Image copyright Al Jazeera KAMPALA, Uganda (Associated Press) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year. The ministry said Tuesday the patient is a Congolese woman in a district near the Congo border. Confirmation of cross-border contamination is a blow to local health officials who have been monitoring the border and isolating probable Ebola patients. There have been more than 2,000 confirmed and probable cases ofRead More


Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo

Image copyright Al Jazeera KAMPALA, Uganda (Associated Press) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year. The ministry said Tuesday the patient is a Congolese woman in a district near the Congo border. Confirmation of cross-border contamination is a blow to local health officials who have been monitoring the border and isolating probable Ebola patients. There have been more than 2,000 confirmed and probable cases ofRead More