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warren commented on NDVI test in Lima Peru

A long time later -- here's an attempt to use Image Sequencer to do this: https://publiclab.gith...

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gauravano commented on LIGHT SPECTRUM

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MaggPi commented on Overview: Hackteria Remix: Building a Basic Microscope with Raspberry Pi

Thanks! also thinking of using the picamera cover/holder for a spectrometer build BTW

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MaggPi commented on Community Microscope Initial Evaluation

@warren, Post is updated with complete eval. Note that this is a first review and it's possibl...

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partsandcrafts commented on Overview: Hackteria Remix: Building a Basic Microscope with Raspberry Pi

@MaggPi -- Sorry about that. I didn't update the link to the research note version of the instru...

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warren commented on Community Microscope Initial Evaluation

Hi, @MaggPi - i loved your longer report-in - want to upload all of that analysis here too? Thank...

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warren commented on NDVI workshop - Barcelona

This is AWESOME! Great image!!!

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

Looking at better breadboardable headphone jacks! https://www.adafruit.com/product/1699

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nshapiro commented on Community formaldehyde monitoring at natural gas compressor stations, protocol and data sheet

@nshapiro has marked gretchengehrke as a co-author.

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liz commented on watercraft from reused and recycled components

Love it! Ever hear of the adventures of the http://www.floatingneutrinos.com/ ?

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warren commented on DIY-spectrometer episode 2 (using LEGO)

This is amazing!!! Very cool. Do you have more information on the linear CCD setup? How did you r...

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MaggPi commented on Overview: Hackteria Remix: Building a Basic Microscope with Raspberry Pi

Hi, I would like to use the raspberry pi camera holder but the link is no longer posted. Can yo...

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hendrikm commented on watercraft from reused and recycled components

hey @nikete :) this is Hendrik. I found this via CS, and it sounds super cool. If you need help, ...

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EdMallon commented on An Arduino Based UnderWater Sensor Platform

I had a project that needed some live data display, and looking for the cheapest low-power soluti...

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Paquicamus commented on Willow Creek Water Quality Monitoring (EC and TDS)

I have done many calibrations to correlate Conductivity vs TDS. One thing that I have found out i...

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tech4gt commented on Announcing 9 Google Summer of Code projects for 2018

Thanks a lot @warren :D

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JSummers commented on 3D Printed CCD Spectrometer (WheeTrometer 3.0)

Anyone interested in this project? I am working on code to use the Toshiba TCD1304 ccd in this p...

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xose commented on Designing a soil sampling tool kit for community science /environmental justice applications

Hi @jjcreedon I personally think this will be a very important contribution for affected communit...

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MaggPi commented on GSoC proposal: Computer Vision enhancements for Raspberry Pi based Public Lab Science Projects

icarito amirberAgain My IB French exam is Thus and Fri. Is is possible to set something up Frid...

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amirberAgain commented on GSoC proposal: Computer Vision enhancements for Raspberry Pi based Public Lab Science Projects

Hey @maggPi and @icarito, let's try to sync up and try to have a call in the coming days. I was t...

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liz commented on How do I dye kombucha leather?

Wow very interesting. Interested to hear this report back!

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gauravano commented on LIGHT SPECTRUM

hi @lauramorenor, would you like to add more information to this note?

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MaggPi commented on Is there a way to use RGB spectral overlap to make better spectral measurements?

Thanks! Interesting that 580nm plus or minus x nm could be a type of spectral anchor. I am won...

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warren commented on Announcing 9 Google Summer of Code projects for 2018

Hi, everyone!!! Just wanted to say to the GSoC folks -- welcome to your first day!!! @MaggPi, @G...

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Thank you :)

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xose commented on Rough prototype of video analysis tool for monitoring a pixel's brightness/color over time

Impressive Jeff. As soon as we check the outcome, this analysis will be carried on the pictures o...

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warren commented on Rough prototype of video analysis tool for monitoring a pixel's brightness/color over time

@xose check this prototype out for your river timelapse project... Very crude but interesting?

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