This week in the Public Lab community newsletter, join in for some open agricultural science hacking at iFarm 2014, participate in the first tool focused Barnraising the first week of June and collaborate with the Public Lab nonprofit team by contributing your web design skills. Enjoy!
The Public Lab nonprofit is looking for a contract-based web designer/developer to work on two Public Lab projects related to indoor air quality monitoring and aerial image sorting over the next several months. More on the position here.
There is a workshop and city walk happening TODAY in Castellón, Spain: http://publiclab.org/notes/agustinserisuelo/05-08-2014/taller-caminata-tierras-baldias-y-forma-exterior-de-la-ciudad
EcoHack is going on this weekend in four cities including San Francisco, New York, Madrid and Sao Paulo: http://ecohack.org/
IFARM 2014: The third annual IFARM meetup for open source agricultural science with Public Lab/Farm Hack/Green Start in New Hampshire is scheduled for next weekend, May 17-18th.
The first tool focused Spring Barnraising, a more tech-centric event to be held near Plymouth, MA, is open for registration. Check out the details and join!
The weekly virtual meet-ups on different contaminants started this past week. Join us for the next one on Wednesday, May 14th at 8pm est, details here: http://publiclab.org/wiki/openhour
New and ongoing projects
Building open DIY tools to assist research into the impacts of invasive aquatic species: http://publiclab.org/notes/code4maine/05-08-2014/mobilizing-data-to-combat-the-evil-green-crab
A number of New York City project have been posted this week: http://publiclab.org/tag/new-york-city
Read updates on the Ironbound Community Corporation urban garden planning workshops with youth in New Jersey: http://publiclab.org/tag/ironbound
Research Note highlights
- Infragrams from a Quadcopter (posted by Mathew)
- Equipo barato para PAP, FABApole (posted by Juan)
- Simple weather alert web app for Grassroots Mappers? (posted by code4maine)
If anything was missed, please post a research note or send a message to the list. Have a great weekend everyone, Shannon