Fukushima Is No Chernobyl

By Mike Mulvihill The massive earthquake and tsunami that have devastated Japan also rocked the nuclear power world. Powerful explosions at two of three nuclear reactors at Fukushima have generated much media coverage suggesting comparisons to Three Mile Island and Chernobyl (see photo), by far the world’s worst nuclear accident affecting a 30 km radius [...]

Social Media To The Rescue

With all the buzz over the earthquakes in Haiti it seems that real time search combined with social networks are making strides in the relief efforts. Yesterday evening I watched traditional media coverage of the large search and rescue operations on standby while online Twitter and Facebook covered the efforts and situation that were happening [...]