Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Where the Smoke Jumpers Are

August 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

In the midst of trying to learn everything there is to know about the Air Tractor 802 “Fire Boss” model, we stumbled across one of the coolest data aggregators we’ve seen in eons: Pitney Bowes’ Fire Locator, which provides (almost) real-time updates on the nation’s raging wildfires. When you take it for a spin, we highly recommend that you enable the Flickr option, so that you can check out recent pics of aerial dousing.


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  • scottstev

    Damn you Koerner, I have things I need to get today. Must resist web distractions.

  • Brendan I. Koerner

    @scottstev: Hasn’t it been proven that frequent breaks make workers more productive? Or did I just make that up in order to justify my procrastinatory habits?