Fukushima: The Next Three Years Symposium

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Above: Everything looked great on the huge screen, including Joi Ito Skyping in from MIT to say hello. The “FUKUSHIMA: THE NEXT THREE YEARS” symposium SAFECAST organized in commemoration of the third anniversary of the start of the Fukushima disaster was held at the…

Safecast 3 Year Anniversary Event: Schedule

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On March 15th and 16th we’ll be holding events to commemorate three years since the Tohoku Earthquake and resulting Tsunami and meltdowns at Fukushima Daichi which led to the founding of Safecast. The 2-day program will consist of  both talks and hands-on events. On…

Vice Japan Covers Recent bGeigie Build Event

Recently, we held a build your own bGeigie Nano workshop at our offices in Shibuya, Tokyo. We’d been talking to the great folks at Vice Japan for a while and they decided they wanted to join the workshop and build a geiger counter for…

bGeigie Workshop – Aizu

A few weeks ago we gathered in Aizu with a crew of Safecast volunteers to celebrate hitting 10 million datapoints though we actually had a productive goal for the weekend as well. We held what will hopefully be the first of many bGeigie workshops…

Safecast Air Force (drone program)

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The above video is a hexacopter with an onboard bGeigie Nano taking radiation readings in flight and broadcasting live via wifi. It’s the result of the just finished week long Safecast hackathon that just took place in Cambridge, MA. There were a number of…

Tokyo Hackathon Roundup

Earlier this year we held what will hopefully be the first of many Safecast Hackathons. Since Safecast has such a fantastic team of volunteers working together, we thought it might be beneficial to bring everyone together in one city for a week to hash…

Tokyo Hackathon underway

We kicked off the first hackathon of 2013 today in Tokyo. In many ways today was a planning session for what the rest of the week will look like. We ran through the issues lists on several key Safecast repositories on GitHub and created…

Safecast Hackathon – January 13-18, 2013

At Safecast, we have been talking about our distributed team(s) and how beneficial it is when we can get people in the same room to actually hack on things. Not just bring each other up to date on what we’ve been working on, but…

Safecast at Stanford’s Medicine X conference

I gave a presentation about Safecast at the Medicine X conference at Stanford today. There was a mix up with some of my slides and I’m not sure if I hit all the points I wanted to, and several people asked me afterwards if…

Come see us at Radiex2012, Booth #118

If you are in Tokyo this week please stop by Radiex2012 (Sept. 24 – 26) and see us at Booth #118. We have lots of devices on display!

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