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warren commented on Raspberry Pi Microscope/close up lens system

Hi, @maggpi -- what do you think of trying this out with one of our microscope stage prototypes? ...

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warren commented on Online Odor Log v1.0

I was thinking -- what if we had a collection of "training smells" -- made of harmless ingredient...

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warren commented on 1. Setting up the Raspberry Pi Camera for Wireless Streaming

Hi @partsandcrafts @bmela @wmacfarl @kgradow1 - I broke out the "install on an SD card" steps int...

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warren commented on Assembling the Public Lab Lego Spectrometer

Hi, @MoparWade, I believe @amanda followed up on this and sent a cable -- sorry -- this was an ov...

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stevie commented on Raspberry Pi Microscope/close up lens system

@stevie awards a barnstar to MaggPi for their awesome contribution!

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stella commented on RAILS GIRLS NAIROBI MEGA CODING EVENT

Hi @warren, Same or different post?

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warren commented on Reverse Engineering (a hands-on STEM activity)

Reminds me of Take-Apart at @partsandcrafts! Fantastic!!! @kgradow1 @wmacfarl

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warren commented on RAILS GIRLS NAIROBI MEGA CODING EVENT

Hi, @stella - just checking if you'd be interested in posting your checklist as a guide to others...

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warren commented on Help the Kits Initiative launch the Basic Microscope Kit by 3d printing lens adaptors!

I heard you also have a lasercutter? These new files for the stage can be cut pretty easily by ha...

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ErikHanley11 commented on Two Rounds of Copper Rod Test Making

Thank you, @Zengirl2!

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ErikHanley11 commented on Qualitative Time Lapse of Copper Corrosion

@Zengirl2 Absolutely! We did this testing at Deer Island Sewage Treatment Plant, which is the Bos...

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Glenn commented on Building miniature kites at a family science night

I do miniature kite workshops frequently... and I'll build 40 kites with kids tomorrow. It's quic...

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warren commented on Help the Kits Initiative launch the Basic Microscope Kit by 3d printing lens adaptors!

@j-bower -- Richard Bowman has taken a stab at a combined lens mount for v1 and v2 cameras! https...

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warren commented on Collaboratively write the new Pocket Guide to Grassroots Mapping

OMGGGGGGG this is so exciting. The second page I left in so people know even the paper version i...

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warren commented on RGSoC: v2 API development

Sounds good -- thank you!

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sjmanosalvas commented on Calculating NDVI - using PiNoIR camera and blue filter

Please your help, I bought the Blue and Red Filter (https://publiclab.myshopify.com/collections/d...

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sagarpreet commented on Delhi Open source meetup at NSIT

@tech4gt ...this is really great ! The slides are really amazing . Congratulations for this succ...

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Ag8n commented on Can the spectrometer or turbocharger be used for lal testing?

Thanks! Give me a couple of days and I'll email you a more detailed description. The help is app...

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xose commented on How can I purchase dustduino sensor?

Hi @erumenig sorry for the delay. I've realized this thread remained in stand by. How did it go? ...

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xose commented on Collaboratively write the new Pocket Guide to Grassroots Mapping

Ooook amigas here it is. Just the text. I've just wrote the texts on the images in a paper and to...

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springem commented on Spectrometer 3.0 add-on v2

Hi, new user here. Just got word from my water company that their turbidometer has been going off...

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warren commented on Make Open Space signs for an event like the Barnraising

This is an amazing banner collection you can borrow which reminded me a lot of the Barnraising si...

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warren commented on Raspberry Pi Microscope/close up lens system

Wow! @stevie, check it out!

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Delhi Open source meetup at NSIT

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stefannibrasil commented on RGSoC: v2 API development

@warren Hi, just to let you know, we are updating our Timeline because we changed our team applic...

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stevie commented on Can the spectrometer or turbocharger be used for lal testing?

Woah interesting question! can you give me some context or background for it? I'll volunteer to d...

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stevie commented on Hey @matthew I am trying to build same PPM kit you guys have here. Where did you guys get the sampler stub?

Hi Matej! Can you share a link to the note or wiki you're referencing?

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stevie commented on Copper rod test for H2S

@sharon-wilson check out this time lapse photography of the copper rod corrosion monitoring from ...

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warren commented on easy cut delta kite plans

How about these, @sadler? https://publiclab.org/notes/pablo/12-17-2012/repairing-kites-stick-fib...

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warren commented on Repairing a kite's stick with a fiber glass safety marker

Found this again!! I love this. We're going to try to start selling these as kite making material...

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