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  • How Japan's data centers survived the earthquake

    Posted June 30, 2011 - 9:37 pm

    Smart construction and good planning allowed Japan's data centers to escape virtually unharmed from the massive earthquake that rocked the country in March.
  • Hacker-designed radiation sensors assist Japanese recovery

    Posted April 26, 2011 - 9:56 am

    With all the problems Japan is facing, the geeks of Tokyo Hackerspace are finding no shortage of work. Tokyo Hackerspace, and other hackerspaces like it, are places where hackers and tech enthusiasts can get together and fiddle with hardware.
  • US roboticists complete mission to Japan's tsunami-hit coast

    Posted April 25, 2011 - 8:53 am

    A team of American roboticists from the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue wrapped up five days of underwater search and rescue operations in northern Japan on Saturday.
  • What the robots saw: Inside Fukushima nuclear power plant

    Posted April 20, 2011 - 2:03 pm

    A stepladder bent and broken against a rack of electrical equipment, debris covering the ground, on-screen radiation readings in the red zone. These are the first images provided by robots from inside the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after the massive March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami led to the world's second-worst nuclear accident.
  • Fukushima Daiichi workers clear debris by remote control

    Posted April 11, 2011 - 4:50 am

    Remotely controlled construction machinery rolled into the site of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last week to help clear roads and passages of radioactive debris, the plant's operator said Monday.
  • Japanese earthquake shelters getting PCs, WiMax

    Posted April 8, 2011 - 4:04 am

    With a new laptop computer under his arm, Kenji Takemoto marched into the Takasago Day Care Center in Sendai. It's been almost a month since an earthquake and tsunami devastated the coastal area of this city and for the tens of families living in the center, life is getting boring.
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