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Gadget hounds seem to hate the idea of a 'cloud camera'—but they can't imagine its place in the Internet of Things.
The technology helped after Japan's earthquake, but the buoy system is often unreliable.
Engineers struggle to keep reactors cool after explosions and radiation leaks.
The world's only earthquake warning system likely helped limit damage and loss of life.