ajawitz 21 research notes and 49 wiki edits | Joined over 5 years ago

Founder of Code for Maine and a Captain in the Code for America Brigade program since 2012.
Passionate about Civic Hacking and the Maker Movement. Advocate for better rural transit. Outreach liason with African immigrant/refugee communities.
Educator at U. of S.Maine and Harpswell Coastal Academy public middle school.







Buoyancy-Driven Underwater Glider

by ajawitz almost 4 years ago | 12 | 5,975 views | 3


Raspberry Pi as Marine Traffic Radar

by ajawitz about 4 years ago | 2 | 18,719 views | 1


DIY Document Scanning

by ajawitz about 4 years ago | 0 | 2,976 views | 3


2015 KAP Mapping Season in Midcoast Maine!

by ajawitz about 4 years ago | 2 | 2,830 views | 2


Options for Low-Cost LIDAR

by ajawitz over 4 years ago | 9 | 8,409 views | 3


Map showing where you can and can't fly drones

by ajawitz almost 5 years ago | 12 | 7,403 views | 1


Aerial Mapping Drone for Under $60?

by ajawitz almost 5 years ago | 25 | 19,833 views | 8


Grassroots Underwater Photography?!!

by ajawitz almost 5 years ago | 11 | 4,375 views | 1


KAP Rig for Mobius Action Cam

by ajawitz almost 5 years ago | 4 | 4,909 views | 4


KAP Test for Invasives Monitoring Project

by ajawitz almost 5 years ago | 27 | 4,722 views | 2


Mobilizing Data to Combat the Evil Green Crab

by ajawitz about 5 years ago | 17 | 1,810 views | 1



Mesh Networks for Rural Transit

by ajawitz over 5 years ago | 2 | 4,383 views | 3


Cloud Sensor Base-Station

by ajawitz over 5 years ago | 1 | 3,540 views | 2





DIY Time Machine

by ajawitz over 5 years ago | 2 | 2,596 views | 3


Question: Would the Thermal Fishing Bob concept work as a SeaGlider robot?

ajawitz asked about about 4 years ago

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"@cfastie- Have you or others done and/or documented any other work with historic aerial imagery? This is a subject I've been very much interested..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"It looks like somebody finally did do some point cloud mapping work with the LidarLITE- http://myrobotlab.org/content/lidar-lite-distance-measur..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"Yes, I think up to the present, it was hard to see past all the spectacle with something like VR and much remains to be explored before its insight..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"Check out the waterproof housing I used in this underwater photography project last year- http://publiclab.org/notes/code4maine/07-25-2014/grassroo..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Thank you all for the encouragement! This project is indeed very much active! In fact, I have so much to update that I have to decide how much of..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
" I assume by "computer" you mean "arduino/microcontroller" unless I gave the impression that I was going for a swim with my laptop? In any case, I..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Do you know how deep you can take the "waterproof" DS18B20 temp sensor? It may be just designed to take it as deep as the cable is long -@danbeaver..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"@danbeavers- see todays dive report for details but basically I found the glider floats on the surface until I add enough weight to make it 2 3/4 i..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"@danbeavers- Are there any bubbles in the sign board where you mount the wings to the bottle? Did you get all of the bubbles out of the syringe..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"I'm very interested to hear how your setups work as they are very similar to mine. As I mentioned on one of your earlier notes, I posted some deta..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"I've been slowly building a "buoyancy-driven underwater glider" robot, as an extension of the thermal fishing bob concept. It now has a dedicated ..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Check out my recent note where I review several different kites as Mobius Lifters- http://publiclab.org/notes/ajawitz/06-07-2015/2015-kap-mapping-s..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
" User-documentation issues have been THE most challenging problem for just about every grassroots organization I've ever worked with. For project..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Now that this project is taking on a life of its own, I figured it was time to give it, its own research note at- http://publiclab.org/notes/ajawit..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"I might have a temporary workaround for the control issue... At least until we can incorporate some kind of autonomous navigation... According t..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"UPDATE:6/29/15 The Lidar LITE can now be purchased for under $100 through Sparkfun, Amazon etc... I just recently found one at Robotshop.com on..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"UPDATE 6/29/15: I've managed to build most of the "buoyancy engine" with a large syringe, 3D printed parts, threaded drive bolts and metal "BBs"..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"I've been a major advocate for the Mobius in everything from Kite Aerial Photography to UAVs to even using it underwater! As for the lens distort..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"I just can't resist the temptation to build one myself! Even though the DIY version is probably useless in an ocean environment, it just looks so ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"RE:Any Radio? Wow! I had no idea! That could definitely be really useful if you already have compatible equipment for another purpose RE:OpenCPN..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"YAY!!! I took your advice and added a 20 ft fuzzy tail and it worked like a charm! I still have to process all the photos before I can call the fl..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"Dan's response in the accompanying thread to this note in the discussion forum gave me an idea about retrieving the Glider in an ocean/large lake e..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"i wonder if it really would make sense then to base the navigation controls off of a flight controller IMU like the one I've been (very slowly) dev..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"In that case, perhaps a better question would be about using the sensor pod as a platform for RIFFLE or other Open Water tools? The only problem w..." | Read more » about 4 years ago






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