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Interview: Witness at Fukushima Daiichi

Mar 6, 2012
American nuclear worker Carl Pillitteri relives the earthquake and tsunami that precipitated the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, where he was on site to see the destruction.
Posted In: Fukushima, earthquake, nuclear energy, interview, Japan

Google Street View tours Japan

Dec 13, 2011
See for yourself
Posted In: Google, Google Street View, Japan, tsunami, earthquake

Google Street View tours Japan

Dec 13, 2011
See for yourself
Posted In: Google, Google Street View, Japan, tsunami, earthquake

Turkey tweets lead to housing

Oct 24, 2011
Hours after yesterday's 7.2 magnitude quake struck eastern Turkey, Turkish TV journalist Erhan Çelik appealed to his 22,000+ Twitter followers to...
Posted In: earthquake, Tech Report, turkey, Twitter

New iOS to include earthquake warnings

Aug 22, 2011
9to5Mac is reporting that the new version of iOS being launched next month will include an early warning system for earthquakes for customers in...
Posted In: earthquake, ios, Japan

PC sales slipping

Apr 14, 2011
A new report from IDC says that PC sales are off about 3 percent in the last quarter. The research company cites the continued growth of tablets ...
Posted In: earthquake, iPad, iPad 2, Japan, middle east, PC, tsunami

The Xbox 360 helps clean up nuclear mess in Japan

Apr 1, 2011
QinetiQ has sent unmanned robots to Japan to help at the Fukushima plant. The robots have Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive...
Posted In: earthquake, Japan, Microsoft, robots, Science, tsunami, world, xbox

All the rage: crowd-sourced radiation maps

Mar 25, 2011
A ton of maps are starting to pop up that mark radiation levels in various areas. Singularityhub has the rundown and lists a map made by Portland's...
Posted In: crowdsourcing, earthquake, government, Health, Japan, social media, tsunami

YouTube collecting evacuee videos

Mar 24, 2011
There's an effort underway in Japan to record and post short identifying messages from earthquake evacuees on YouTube. There are about 150 messages...
Posted In: earthquake, Google, Japan, search, tsunami, Web Culture, YouTube

Geiger counters in short supply

Mar 23, 2011
Geiger counters measure radiation, and since the earthquake in Japan, they're getting harder to find. The devices are small - you can get them as a...
Posted In: earthquake, gadgets, Japan, world

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