Japan.

So tech and internet companies are using the tools of their trades to respond to the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disasters in Japan. Google has launched Google Person Finder in Japanese, English, Korean, Chinese and Portuguese. Microsoft is offering free tech support and temporary software licenses. Twitter has suggested a set of hashtags to help its users find relevant tweets.  And then in the domain of making donations for relief efforts, you may want to read ABC’s article Japan Earthquake: 7 High-Tech Ways to Help.

Rice farmer in Iwate prefecture, Japan

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