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Tsunami steers Japan tech innovation


The technology-loving nation of Japan made good use of its unique innovations and social networks in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that followed.

In the year since the tsunami, the disaster has continued to influence and steer developments in the country.

Dan Simmons reports on the advances Japan is continuing to make with technology to help them prepare for any possible future emergencies.

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