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Submission + - Earthquake Early Warning System a Reality in Calif (

autospa writes: "In California's Coachella Valley around Palm Springs, a state-of-the-art, first-in-the-world earthquake early warning system in now installed and operational. Twelve locations are now in place with 120 sites planned, all meant to detect an earthquake and give people a chance to get under a table, or in the case of a fire station, get the engines outside of the building."
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Earthquake Early Warning System a Reality in Calif

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One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.