Tag: sandy

  1. Red Hook Relief Effort Pictures.

    06 December 2012

    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.


  2. Project Byzantium called to assist relief efforts in New York.

    14 November 2012

    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 …