Earthquake

03.27.13
Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left
03.27.13

Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left

It's been more than two years since the tragic Eastern Japan tsunami and resulting Fukushima Prefe...

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11.22.12
Toshiba tests robotic quadruped for nuclear plant inspection, hopes to help clean up Fukushima
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Toshiba tests robotic quadruped for nuclear plant inspection, hopes to help clean up Fukushima

The cleanup efforts at Fukushima's nuclear facility are been peppered with robotics: packbots, a r...

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04.25.12
NASA READIs early detection GPS network, aids first responders with earthquake warnings
04.25.12

NASA READIs early detection GPS network, aids first responders with earthquake warnings

After tacking space shuttle Discovery onto the back of a 747, the brainy gang over at NASA's READI...

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03.16.12
Bunnie Huang builds open-source geiger counter to help Japanese civilians
03.16.12

Bunnie Huang builds open-source geiger counter to help Japanese civilians

Chumby co-creator Andrew "Bunnie" Huang was so moved by the Japanese Earthquake and Fukushima melt...

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03.09.12
FujiFilm's $1,700 X100 Black Edition now shipping, limited to 10K units worldwide
03.09.12

FujiFilm's $1,700 X100 Black Edition now shipping, limited to 10K units worldwide

We somehow missed this retro-styled gem at back at CES, but no matter -- Fujifilm's X100 Black Prem...

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12.24.11
The Mog Log: Eye of the earthquake
12.24.11

The Mog Log: Eye of the earthquake

This has not been a normal year. Not for me, certainly -- I certainly didn't expect back in Janua...

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12.13.11
Google's new Street View feature provides eerie glimpse of post-tsunami Japan
12.13.11

Google's new Street View feature provides eerie glimpse of post-tsunami Japan

Google has put the devastation of March's Japanese tsunami in hauntingly stark relief, with the...

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11.30.11
Mobislyder offers low-level roll track for filming, gleams the cube
11.30.11

Mobislyder offers low-level roll track for filming, gleams the cube

You tried to shoot a quick handheld movie with your smartphone the other night. And it wound up...

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10.24.11
Google launches Person Finder app following earthquake in Turkey
10.24.11

Google launches Person Finder app following earthquake in Turkey

In the wake of yesterday's devastating earthquake in Turkey, Google has launched a specialized Pe...

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