|Donations in Japan Needed||| Print ||
|Written by Akiba|
|Thursday, 17 March 2011|
The Tokyo Hackerspace site is offline at the moment due to a tremendous surge in traffic. The members with IT expertise are working on it now. In the meantime, if you want to send material donations, you can send them to us at the hackerspace and we can box them up into care packages and have runners distribute them to the local drop points for relief efforts. Here is a list of what's needed, compiled from various organizations and also hackerspace members. We deliberately trimmed items that are heavy due to international shipping costs.
The address to ship material donations to is:
Donations in Japan Needed
Mar 17 2011 15:08:56
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Great work with the lanterns! You and the folks at the Tokyo Hacker Space are doing wonderful things.
I stumbled across this the other night. I do not know how applicable or necessary an ion detector like this would be but thought I'd pass it along being it would be easy to construct and cheap:
Re:Donations in Japan Needed
Mar 18 2011 13:56:12
Oh, thats some good stuff. However we're collaborating with SEEED studio and a bunch of others on the geiger counter. I think it should be quite do-able and fun. And everyone can potentially measure their background radiation. Seeing a heat map of background radiation distribution internationally could be very interesting
Here's the link to the SEEED studio project:
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