Wired Magazine: This Guy’s Building a Tsunami-Proof Pod in His Silicon Valley Backyard

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Old news for some, but…Chris Robinson has never built a boat or even sailed, and he admits that a tidal wave is unlikely to hit Silicon Valley. But in his Palo Alto backyard, Robinson has spent the past two years building a defense against one: a 22-foot-long, 10-foot-wide, 8.5-foot-high tsunami-proof capsule made of plywood and epoxy…

BY BIZ CARSON 03.13.14 | 9:30 AM

Click for full Wired Magazine article (includes a Wired video as well)

2 responses to “Wired Magazine: This Guy’s Building a Tsunami-Proof Pod in His Silicon Valley Backyard

  1. I follow and applaud Chris, but if there are gonna be LIGHTS in the boat, they had better be LED, not crushable deco bulbs!!!

    • Road Rash, thanks for the comment. No worries, the deco bulbs are just acting as work lights. The lights will have to be incorporated into the design and will absolutely be low power consumption LEDs. Do you have any recommendations for marine lights?

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