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nanocastro commented on MACA - Open Air Quality Monitor project in Latin America

HI @warren sure I can post the notes on the #shinyei in a different post, maybe as an answer of y...

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liz commented on How do we do user interface design work in a community process?

The Design Justice Network describes themselves as: We are striving to create design practices t...

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500swapnil commented on GSoC proposal: Social Media Integration

@warren Yeah. I'll add a few more tasks from that milestone!

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sagarpreet commented on GSoC proposal: Social Media Integration and part of Interactive Project Maps .

Added some wire-frames for more clarity . @warren...actually i am interested in doing Social Med...

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Metamer commented on Lego Spectrometer suitable for studying sunlight?

I, too am trying to get spectral data of sun/sunsets. Would be interested to hear what you've lea...

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cfastie commented on Conversion of 4k sport camera for NDVI analysis with UAVs

A single camera NDVI system with a red filter should produce a photo with very turquoise foliage....

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Hi, @cfastie - shall we tag https://publiclab.org/mini-pearl-logger as a community kit candidate?...

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warren commented on How to mount grating in 3D printed smartphone spec?

Hmm, can you upload a good resolution pic of your device so we can see?

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warren commented on USB bare wire power cable

Love this! I've also done this and love "cannibalizing" old cables. +1!

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warren commented on MACA - Open Air Quality Monitor project in Latin America

This is such a great post about the #shinyei sensor and its limitations and how best to work with...

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warren commented on Plan for recording Shinyei optical sensors using Open Pipe Kit

Collecting notes on different sensors here! https://publiclab.org/q/15751

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warren commented on Refining the user interface of a community science app

Just another note here that could be helpful -- this has a collection of reusable UI design patte...

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warren commented on GSoC proposal: Social Media Integration

It'd be great also to link to, and collect ideas from, the relevant milestone: https://github.com...

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warren commented on GSoC proposal: Leaflet Blurred Location Part 2

This is great -- @liz, what other geographic features might we add to this proposal?

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warren commented on Conversion of 4k sport camera for NDVI analysis with UAVs

Incandescent white balance seems to work all right! But wait, here it is in NDVI using http://i...

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asnow commented on How cheaply can I get all the parts of the basic microscope kit?

For @stevie @partsandcrafts Which parts listed in the spreadsheet Jeff linked are essential to a ...

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warren commented on Converting GoPro cameras

Lens separation on cheaper GoPro clones seems very easy! https://publiclab.org/notes/azaelb/12-0...

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I have seen it on Youtube, A guy was doing it. I can't remind of the link. But you can definitely...

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warren commented on Community Kits Prerequisites Checklist

Hi, @AyakoM -- we're sort of thinking about the SERC manual ( #serc ) as part of our community ki...

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cfastie commented on Visualize live sensor data with p5js and an Arduino

I have not used graphing for live debugging because I didn't know how easy it was to do. I use th...

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stevie commented on The discovery of the Clotilda and the community 'still fighting'

Check out this video about the struggles of the Africatown community with pollution:

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warren commented on Help Public Lab’s software grow by joining a supportive team

Hi, @tech4gt -- I'm going to add you to the reviewers group for now, as that's the only active on...

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warren commented on Visualize live sensor data with p5js and an Arduino

Hi, @cfastie - do you think this could be adapted pretty easily for live debugging from a #nano-d...

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warren commented on GSoC proposal: Social Media Integration

For sure -- i'm a bit behind right now but will today or tomorrow -- thanks!!!

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warren commented on A Questions page to encourage discussions through better UX

just adding some notes from a "walkthrough" Liz did highlighting some issues which overlap with t...

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Ag8n commented on A Homemade Cost Effective Raman Spectrometer with High Performance

Time for me to start dusting off Raman stuff.

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Hello, I know I am a bit late to the party but, I was wondering if the fibre optic cable is nece...

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Hi @Ag8n, Do you know how the aquarium TDS meter works? Maybe it really is just a super cheap con...

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Hi @WaterGeek, great to hear from the https://www.mytapwater.org/ project! There are many various...

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