By Sean Bonner at Farmhouse Conf 1

Sean Bonner

Sean Bonner is a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, journalist, activist and enthusiast. Bonner has co-founded hackerspaces and blog networks, an art gallery, design firm and record label. He is a board member of Coffee Common, works closely with Neoteny Labs in Singapore and Tokyo and has been a regular contributor to BoingBoing. He's one of the co-founders of Safecast (previously RDTN).

Sean will be talking about Safecast (previously known as RDTN), a group he co-founded in March after the 3/11 earthquake in Japan and resulting problems at the Fukushima nuclear reactor showed a vast lack of radiation data available to the public that wasn't coming from a corporation or activist group. Safecast aims to create a global open data network of sensors and is currently focused on Japan. Sean has just returned from Tokyo and will be talking about their efforts there.

Video by Coby Randquist. Higher resolutions available at Confreaks.

Video by Coby Randquist. Higher resolutions available at Confreaks.

Video by Nate Cornett, Austin Brown and Omar de Armas. Higher resolutions available at Confreaks.