10 Worst Nuclear Accidents/Disasters in History
According to The International Atomic Energy Agency (INAEA), nuclear and radiation accident/ disaster is defined as “An event that has led to significant consequences to people, the environment or the facility.
11 Epic Technology Disasters
Nature and politics kill far more people than technological accidents but failures of machines still take a toll on both a personal and social level.
32 Innovations that Will Change You Tomorrow
When we ignore how innovation actually works, we make it hard to see what’s happening right in front of us today. If you don’t know that the incandescent light was a failure before it was a success, it’s easy to write off some modern energy innovations — like solar panels — because they haven’t hit the big time fast enough.
ABC News: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Social Media Spreads News, Raises Relief Funds
The record-setting 8.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan today sent millions around the globe to social media websites to spread news, share videos and donate to help victims of the quake and the tsunami in the Pacific.
Can we protect technology from natural disasters?
A year on from the Japanese tsunami, what lessons have been learned about shielding the world’s technology needs from natural disasters?
Four ways the Internet could go down includes videos
The Internet was designed to be robust, fault-tolerant and distributed, but its technology is still in its infancy.The fact that the Web has not stopped functioning in its initial decades sometimes encourages us to assume that it never will. But like any system, biological or man-made, the Internet has the potential to fail.
Recent news on Technology Disasters
Google page with recent news on Technology Disasters.
Technology Failures – Huffington Post
News and posts about technology failures
Titanic’s legacy: A fascination with disasters
Ship’s tragedy 100 years ago may have marked start of obsession over catastrophes.
Top 5 Technology Failures of Government
The United States faces difficult problems, but these five threaten to derail the nation’s technological and economic leadership.
YouTube Video: US rocket disasters
An ever-increasing number of launch failures (both secret and unveiled) taking place in the US on a constant basis, clearly proves their space hardware is not reliable enough and the functional quality of their space technologies is rather inadequate. This video gives quite a vivid review of it.