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Community Microscope Resolution Test

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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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Receipt submission form 2018

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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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Community Microscope Kit

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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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Shell Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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Community Microscope Kit

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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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Microscopes

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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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MACA

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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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Open Call

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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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Developers

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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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Bay Area Maker Faire!

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Event by stevie with warren 6 days ago | 0 | 1

sagarpreet commented on Summer of code with Public Lab

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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Software Outreach

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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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stevie commented on Remove lens distortion from photos with FisheyeGL

This is Awesome!!! Just getting to test it out now. Thanks so much for putting this together and ...

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Toys - Creating and Painting

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MaggPi commented on Raspberry PI NoIR close-up Imaging

-warren, yes most bills have ir markings. Believe the bills make a good subject since they have...

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Community Microscope Kit

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Microscope

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cedarlodge commented on Raspberry Pi spectrometer GUI

Not yet, It's my half term break in about two week so I can get back onto it around then.

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

Hi, this is first test of the chat in chatroom. I was wondering if there is any preference for ...

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Your First Contribution on Public Lab

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warren commented on Which Public Lab kit is best for testing the impact of different camera settings?

I'd love to see maybe a grid of comparison on different settings! This was an interesting example...

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warren commented on Raspberry Pi spectrometer GUI

How's this going, @maggpi?

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

Hi, @maggpi - could you paste in your GitHub project link here? Have you thought of a name for yo...

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difautsch commented on Event: Mapping wetlands and algae blooms

I’ll see ya there!

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michalby commented on How do I dye kombucha leather?

I used sodium perchlorate (bleach) to clean schott funnel (filtration funnel) from tea tannins re...

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warren commented on Microscope Webcam Conversion

@warren has marked warren as a co-author.

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stevie commented on Workshop: Draft an Issue Brief with a group

Here's a worksheet you can use on this as well! Issue_Brief_Worksheet_-1-.pdf

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mathew commented on The development of stickypad monitoring

the paper is a great substrate! cool exercise.

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localman commented on Build a plant-based air purifier

@nshapiro I went the lazy route and grabbed a few of the Plant Air Purifiers I'd be down to meas...

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

Hi, all - just checking in with the 4 points I made during the call (some will be repetitive, sor...

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How do I...place the new webcam

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Microscope Webcam Conversion

by bronwen with warren 13 days ago | 2 | 1

All Summer of Code convening Live Call

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LIGHT SPECTRUM

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Rails Girls Summer of Code

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