Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a Luddite. I bought my FIRST smartphone last August. So we should be all the more surprised that I just created an official Smart Air WeChat account! Add me, and I’ll keep you up to date on all of our workshops, new tests, and projects. Use WeChat to scan this, […]
Premise: This blog is for people concerned about air pollution. There are many valid reasons people want air purifiers: pet allergies, pollen, and asthma. However, these are not what I’m concerned about while living in China. Here I assess purifiers solely based on whether they can help protect me from particulate air pollution. With that […]
When I did my first experiments, several people told me not to publish the data. “Don’t give it away for free,” they told me. “Use it to make money!” I decided then that my main goal wasn’t to make money. I almost got tricked into paying $1,000 for clean air, and I wanted to help […]
As a nerd who grew up listening to NPR, I was psyched to see Smart Air on NPR/PRI’s The World today! PRI journalist Rebecca Kanthor visited our Shanghai workshop and took audio with Henry and Gus.