Tag: rim fire

Way Back When (3): Adoption Catches Fire (or, “A Little Too Literal”)

As I Live and Breathe It’s said that luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. It’s hard to classify the devastation of the Rim Fire and the American Fire as “opportunity” and yet they were pivotal in the early days of this project. The summer of 2013 was a challenging one for people who…
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Way Back When (2): To Washoe Air & the “Pregnant Pause”

It was spring, 2013 in Northern Nevada. After releasing the initial version of WashoeBurn, a burst of change came quickly. Thanks to Larry‘s prodding, Washoe Air was a relatively quick changeover, moving from focusing on the narrow to the more broadly needed exposure of the underlying air quality information in addition to the location-specific “burn…
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