Dear UrbanRiskLab team,
A very nice project. Unfortunately, our son's middle school FLL robotics team beat you to the punch by a year. Our team's project last year was the 'PlaNet', a Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) device for deployment in emergencies. It was designed to provide first responders and the public with a flexible, resilient communications hub, including charging stations and radio and cell phone communications. Check it out at awkwardturtlesplanet.wordpress.... Interestingly enough, our daughter is a freshman at MIT, considering majoring in course 11...
Remarked upon by The Chronicle's Leah Garchik for its practicality and wood detail (blog.sfgate.com/leahgarchik/20...).
I thought the pedal-pusher charging chairs were most comfortable. Chairs are hard to do!
Look forward to an added massage feature — perhaps seismically powered?
Walking to work last Thursday, I came upon participants in the Market Street Prototyping Festival getting set up for the week-end’s activities. In every installation from Van Ness to Fifth Street, ...
I particularly like the "charging station" aspect. Hopefully, a solar stove will be made available, as well. I'm working with GoSUN to provide publicly available (not official--yet) stoves of various form factors and power [bit.ly/1CwIBi9] to provide folks with avenues of self-reliance during good times and resiliency for hard times.
For the water generator, I'm curious to learn more details. I hope it can be solar-based, as well.