Red Hook Relief Effort Pictures.

A couple of weeks back Project Byzantium was called to New York City to assist with relief efforts in the Red Hook neighborhood. While we were up there I took a couple of photographs while on the job. Here they are.

I still find the most disturbing thing of all how much of Manhattan was still without power. It's a little unnerving to see huge corporate towers completely dark - nobody working late, nobody fixing them up, just... nobody home.

Project Byzantium called to assist relief efforts in New York.

As a result of the damage done to New York City by Hurricane Sandy the week before last, Project Byzantium was contacted by representatives of several NGOs and non-profit organizations we've been in contact with as a result of our work on community wireless mesh networks. We were asked if Byzantium Linux might be useful in assisting relief efforts in New York City by restoring communications on the local level. As this is one of our primary use cases, we responded in the affirmative, and were told that we might be asked to go to New York City to help …

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Hurricane Gustav incoming.

If you haven't been paying attention this weekend (like me, actually), hurricane Gustav is headed toward the coast, and Louisiana is once again squarely in the line of fire. I've heard that Gustav is currently a category 3 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, and it's expected to hit category 4 at some point.

You know, there isn't a whole lot that I can say on this topic because someone far more erudite than I said them far better than I ever could. However, I'm collecting links to resources that I hope will be of help to everyone.

First and …

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