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October 21, 2011:
Radiation crowdsourcing effort in Japan to expand with Knight Foundation support, Safecast provides information on contamination unavailable from official sources [Press Release | PDF ]

Selected Coverage:
Safecast Draws on Power of the Crowd to Map Japan’s Radiation, PBS, November 10, 2011.
‘Hacker’ Group Safecast Crowdsources Radiation Data in Japan, PBS, November 10, 2011.
Citizen group tracks down Japan’s radiation, Al Jazeera
Japan’s citizen scientists map radiation, DIY-style, MSNBC
Tokyo Hacker Space gets the data, Majirox News
Hacking for a safer world, The Japan Times
Crowdsourcing Japan’s radiation levels, Al Jazeera

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Profiles:
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About the Author

Sean Bonner

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Sean Bonner is a co-founder and Global Director of Safecast. Based in Los Angeles, he's an Associate Researcher at the Center For Civic Media at the MIT Media Lab and a Shuttleworth Fellow.