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amirberAgain commented on Particle Visualization Event in Hixton, WI

Do you want to schedule an e-meeting for image analysis as part of this event?

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warren commented on Proofmode + Open Camera

Awesome! Did this used to be called CameraV or is that a parallel project?

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warren commented on How to get NDVI image by image src instead of choosing image ?

Is this while using Infragram.org? I think you could use Image Sequencer with a bookmarklet --- ...

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Infragram feild test in Jeju island.

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

Ah! https://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/08-20-2013/white-balance-recovery Flashback!

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Have you used the particle atlas?

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bronwen commented on DIY microscope resources

I just came across a page for this 3D printable smartphone microscope from the Centre for Nanosca...

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mridulnagpal commented on GSoC proposal: Leaflet Blurred Location Part 2

@warren I added information about leaflet blurred location and links as well. Also the nation pro...

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

That'd be amazing. Thanks so much!

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

Hmm, could we manually multiply the blue channel by 2 or 3 to do a "post-processed white balance"...

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DevanHarlan commented on Aerial Photogrammetry Test at Amboy Crater, CA

Hi @zengirl2, thanks for the reblog! The rock artwork you may have seen isn't related to the phot...

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tech4gt commented on GSoC proposal: Image-Sequencer v2 : Processing on steroids

@warren Updated with the github issues and recent contributions

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warren commented on Community Kits Prerequisites Checklist

Hi @kanarinka -- if you can help us out with an updated parts list, we'd be happy to include this...

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warren commented on Call for Summer of Code 2018 proposals!

@bansal_sidharth2996 @sagarpreet @vidit @tech4gt @vishesh @namangupta @500swapnil @mridulnagpal t...

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bansal_sidharth2996 commented on GSoC proposal: Social Media Integration and part of Interactive Project Maps .

@sagarpreet Interesting. I would like to work with you for the socialisation part. I am proposing...

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Proofmode + Open Camera

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WaterGeek commented on 7 Ways to Measure, Monitor, and Evaluate Water Quality

Great work and super useful for citizen's looking to track the quality and state of open water. W...

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WaterGeek commented on A Victory for Clean Water: Citizen Science Data Leads to Change by Andy Hrycyna

Fantastic work. Can't believe I hadn't heard of this before.

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WaterGeek commented on Water Availability & Vulnerability

All very scary stuff! At MyTapWater.org we focus on day-to-day water issues, but this stuff is ve...

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WaterGeek commented on Public Lab Community Newsletter: January 2018

Love balloon mapping! Haven't done it in years, but been meaning to get back at it! Nice work

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

Also noting some past efforts at community input on UI design we've done: https://publiclab.org/...

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Zengirl2 commented on Aerial Photogrammetry Test at Amboy Crater, CA

@devanharlan thank you for outlining such a fun experiment and the photos are great. One question...

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Ag8n commented on List of electronic nose projects

One place to find these kind of devices is at pittcon. It is THE convention for analytical chemi...

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mkashyap354 commented on GSoC proposal: Email integration project

@adudeja please don't spam.

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vishesh commented on GSoC proposal: Email integration project

Thank you for your guidance, I'll keep updating the proposal as time goes by :)

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List of electronic nose projects

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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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