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The creator of GrassrootsMapping.org and co-founder and Research Director for Public Lab, Jeffrey Warren designs mapping and civic science tools and professionally flies balloons and kites. Notable software he has created include the vector-mapping framework Cartagen and orthorectification tool MapKnitter, as well as open spectral database and toolkit Spectral Workbench.

He is Vice President of the board of the Open Source Hardware Association, on the board of alternative education program Parts and Crafts in Somerville MA, on the advisory board of Personal Democracy Media's WeGov and an advocate of open source software, hardware, and data. He co-founded Vestal Design, a graphic/interaction design firm in 2004, and directed the Cut&Paste Labs project, a year-long series of workshops on open source tools and web design in 2006-7 with Lima designer Diego Rotalde.

Jeff holds an MS from MIT and a BA in Architecture from Yale University, and spent much of that time working with artist/technologist Natalie Jeremijenko, building robotic dogs and stuff. To find out more, visit Unterbahn.com.

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Practicing a PM hotspot survey in New Auburn, WI

by mathew about 2 years ago | 6 | 258 views | 2

Attempting a Hotspot survey in New Auburn, WI with: @Stevie, @Gretchen, @Warren, @marlokeno, Jonn...

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Foldable Paper Spectrometer Assembly Instructions

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These instructions will guide you through the assembly process of the foldable paper spectrome...

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Desktop Spectrometry Starter Kit 3.0 Assembly Instructions

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These instructions will guide you through the assembly process of the desktop spectrometer. Th...

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Common low-cost technique limitations and strategies for impact

by gretchengehrke almost 3 years ago | 1 | 551 views | 1

With an environmental and environmental health focus, many people coming to Public Lab may be loo...

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What goes into choosing a topic name?

by liz almost 3 years ago | 2 | 34 views | 3

_above: sketch of figuring out how to organize "air" into a research area, and which methods are ...

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Can we use a timelapse or video camera to monitor particulate air plumes?

by gretchengehrke almost 3 years ago | 4 | 41 views | 3

We've been reading about ASTM D7520, or the **Standa...

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Zero dark thirsty: Capturing replenishing nighttime rain events with a trail camera

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 7 | 50 views | 5

Above: LEAFFESTers observing the deployment of a trail camera (arrow) near a small stream. J...

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Q&A enables automated FAQ

by liz almost 3 years ago | 0 | 442 views | 1

Asking and answering questions is at the very heart of Public Lab. It's how we get started, it's ...

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Activity Categories

by gretchengehrke almost 3 years ago | 8 | 40 views | 3

A bunch of people here in our community are interested in making our collective work more organiz...

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Check out these Activity Grids

by liz almost 3 years ago | 9 | 123 views | 8

The sheer number of posts on publiclab.org by contributors from all over the world about 1) h...

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DIY Oil Testing Toolkit: Graphic Template Release!

by mlamadrid about 3 years ago | 0 | 32 views | 2

Hello! I have uploaded a template version of the book design for the DIY Oil Testing Toolkit. It'...

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Comment piece in Nature about peer review

by liz about 3 years ago | 43 | 40 views | 3

_Jean-Baptiste Colbert Presenting the Members of the Royal Academy of Science to Louis XIV (oil o...

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Intended Purposes for Different Tools and Techniques

by gretchengehrke almost 4 years ago | 7 | 44 views | 11

(Note: have a better name for this? Please suggest it!) Environmental data can be used fo...

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Ideas on opening "open hardware"

by liz almost 4 years ago | 8 | 13 views | 4

Hey folks, this is a line of thought that needs your input! Legend has it that two LEAFFES...

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Plan for recording Shinyei optical sensors using Open Pipe Kit

by mathew about 4 years ago | 14 | 91 views | 3

the goal is to read and save the raw output of a [Shinyei PPD42](/notes/Willie/04-01-2014/field-...

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Valuing two modes of Public Lab activities

by liz over 4 years ago | 5 | 2,547 views | 2

Lead image by DVDP Ever come across this s...

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"Less is more: The Role of Small Data in 21st Century Governance."

by donblair over 4 years ago | 2 | 2,593 views | 2

A few months back, Diego Rafael Canabarro had graciously invited Catherine D'Ignazio, Jeff Warren...

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The Water Hackathon Report

by stevie over 4 years ago | 0 | 46 views | 0

There were several water events that were held over last week in New Orleans that encompassed...

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Graded oils using UV fluorescence

by mathew almost 5 years ago | 23 | 21 views | 1

Me and @Warren are trying to replicate [the heavy to light sorting of oils,](/notes/mathew/09-1...

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2011 Barataria Bay mapping fieldnotes, maps, mapping tracks, images

by Shannon almost 5 years ago | 0 | 34 views | 0

When writing an intro to the upcoming Barataria mapping publication, I came across a Google Doc l...

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Better communicate the purpose of research notes

by liz almost 5 years ago | 3 | 13 views | 2

Better communicate what research notes are for. This could be a static illustration as @warren...

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Thermal Fishing Club

by liz almost 5 years ago | 8 | 11 views | 4

Connect the activity of thermal fishing with existing communities of expertise, i.e. fishermen...

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State of the Science: The Oil Testing Kit

by mathew almost 5 years ago | 3 | 1,974 views | 3

I sat down with @warren to record a video presentation on the state of the [oil testing kit ](ht...

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Hardware design work for the Oil Testing Kit

by mathew almost 5 years ago | 13 | 41 views | 2

A hardware sketch of our favorite configuration is above. _This is a jointly authored research n...

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How do you merge GPS logger data into photographs?

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How much do different oil pollution tests cost?

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What does oil pollution mean for my health?

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How do I collect a sample for laboratory analysis?

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How big are smoke particles, in microns?

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Calibaration or switching scale?

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Just tried to publish a Replication of the KnowFlow and fail ...

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Delete my profile?

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Why can't I calibrate? Glitch?

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Problem with rotating the image

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Have you had any experience utilizing low cost portable microscopes?

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How To Make Time Lapse Spectrometer

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Seeking DC-area folks interested in building temperature sensors for urban heat island measurement

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What are ways to record ambient temperature every 5 sec and export easily?

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Image is blue - First time

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How accurate are KnowFlow probes?

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How to verify generated NDVI Images?

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How do I install a bootloader on a Riffle data logger?

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View these maps at MapKnitter.org »

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"Testing " | Read more » 11 days ago
"[propose:title]Propose your title here[/propose] " | Read more » 2 months ago
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" Hello there! " | Read more » 3 months ago
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"Testing!!! " | Read more » 9 months ago
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":cat2: " | Read more » 12 months ago
"Testing reply by email! " | Read more » about 1 year ago
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"Testing Bold and http://link.com " | Read more » over 1 year ago
":checkbox: :heavy_check_mark: " | Read more » over 1 year ago
"hey :tada: " | Read more » over 1 year ago
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"Hi, @bkleist - have you run the cameras for a while now? Caught anything good? We'd love to hear from you! " | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Hey Scott - is this a useful resource and would it be helpful (re Harvey) to build it out more with more specific instructions or guidance? And/or,..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"I'll definitely be there! " | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Hi, JasmineLucas! Sorry, this question is about a water sensor called the Coqui, not the actual amphibian. And the bugs I mentioned are software bu..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Also there is a lot of great organizing and workflow prototyping going on at the Irmastart document by Sketch City here: http://bit.do/irmastart th..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Hi, @bsugar -- thanks! We are working on this, and love your ideas. The current workflow we're trying is to encourage people to phrase their offers..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Hi, Josh, thanks! " | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Great point, Chris, thanks! " | Read more » almost 2 years ago































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