Author Archives: James Briggs

H2 Database

Java H2 Database

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Party City is Facing a Helium Shortage

I’ve read about possible helium shortages for years, but this is the first time I’ve heard of actual impact. Helium is a strategically important element used in MRI machines and scientific experiments. It’s so light, that if you don’t store … Continue reading

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Las Vegas 2019 Trip

While on vacation in Las Vegas last week, I saw the record rainfall. I had just entered the hotel, and noticed blackening cumulonimbus clouds over the hills – within 30 minutes torrential rains lashed the hotel windows. Ultimately a record … Continue reading

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Getting Started in Computer Programming

From time to time, people ask me how to get started in the career of computer programming. If you like solving puzzles and have the ability to focus for hours at a time, then you’re a good candidate to enjoy … Continue reading

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International Committee To Review Boeing 737 MAX

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX’s stranded like seals Wow, you don’t often see two organizations destroy their brand globally at the same time – way to go, Boeing and FAA! The 737 was the best-selling airliner in history, but not … Continue reading

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