Woody wrote this white paper for his sponsor at the Tokyo Inst. of Tech., Professor Ninokata, at the end of April, 2011. His analysis preceded those of the NRC, MIT, HSE, and the IAEA. Download the white paper as PDF
I gave a presentation at the second Resilience Engineering Symposium on November 6th, 2006. The accompanying article was included in the book, Resilience Engineering: Remaining Sensitive to the Possibilities of Failure, E. Hollnagel, et. al, editors (Ashgate Press), 2007, under the title “Unexampled Events, Resilience, and PRA”. The words of the presentation have remained the […]
Japan is going through a very difficult time following the earthquake and tsunami. Thousands of people lost their lives, millions are affected and enormous values very wiped out. The entire nation is now struggling to recover. The events affecting the Nuclear Power Plants are still unfolding, with many people making their efforts to bring the […]
Having been a resident of Japan for almost 10 years, and the manager of risk consulting for two companies which deal with nuclear power, I would like to share with you all my observations.
Back in 1995, Woody was on the cutting edge of the information superhighway. When the world was Netscape 1, Woody actually owned woody.com, and used it to house “Woody’s Agora.” In the Agora, you could find such delights as a hotel review (which in pre-google days was important) of the beautiful Hotel La Fonda or […]