Daily Archives: March 28, 2020

Covid-19: Nobody Saw Another Corona Virus Coming?

The frequent excuse for the lack of civil preparedness to the corona virus is, “Nobody saw it coming.” Well, actually that’s not true: BlueDot, a news alert service, notified their subscribers on Dec. 30 a Texas grocery store chain with … Continue reading

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Perl Sample Code for Geolocation Lookups with MaxMind GeoLite2

There’s been a lot of changes with MaxMind’s GeoIP database: You must register for an account to download databases. The database format was changed from GeoIP to GeoIP2. The free databases are called GeoLite2. Older lookup APIs no longer work, … Continue reading

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