Disasters

08.30.12
Japan considers using social networks in disaster situations
08.30.12

Japan considers using social networks in disaster situations

Emergency services are embracing technology as new ways to investigate, send alerts and receive rep...

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08.08.11
Sony intros 200-pound battery to power businesses, government agencies during a blackout
08.08.11

Sony intros 200-pound battery to power businesses, government agencies during a blackout

In the five months since a tsunami and 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan, we've seen various techno...

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06.30.08
Japan to open virtual disaster prevention museum
06.30.08

Japan to open virtual disaster prevention museum

No, not actually for the prevention of virtual disasters. The Daily Yomiuri tells us that the Japane...

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05.18.08
Photoshop disasters for your weekend amusement
05.18.08

Photoshop disasters for your weekend amusement

We've all seen our fair share of Photoshop, whether we know it or not. The PhotoshopDisasters blog,...

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05.16.06
DHS looking to satellites, mesh networks for emergency communications
05.16.06

DHS looking to satellites, mesh networks for emergency communications

Seeking to avoid the communication breakdowns that occurred as a result of the September 11th terror...

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