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My background is in the arts, software development and civic media. I'm interested in ways to engage the public in collecting, analyzing and taking action on environmental data.

At Public Lab I'm helping organize the Open Water/Riffle project with Don Blair. I'm helping on strategy, software development, outreach, joke-telling and visualization for Open Water. I'm deeply interested in how we get broader audiences engaged with environmental data that matters for their everyday lives.

I'm also interested in data visualization and data storytelling in a journalism context and I'd like to help build Public Lab connections in those areas.

You can find me at www.kanarinka.com (a little outdated) and http://civic.mit.edu/blog/kanarinka/.



Joined about 6 years ago

Sensor Journalism: A Guide for Educators

by kanarinka 4 months ago | 2 | 182 | 4

This guide describes a way to use the Coquí in the context of teaching journalism and communicati...

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Designing Tools for Learners (Not Users)

by kanarinka over 1 year ago | 10 | 257 | 5

Rahul Bhargava and I just co-authored an article in the Journal of Community Informatics called [...

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Assignment: reflections on sensor journalism

by kanarinka over 2 years ago | 0 | 757 | 4

A collection of responses on the topic of sensor journalism.

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Environmental Data Comedy workshop at Middlebury College

by kanarinka over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,959 | 3

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/yP3mvWlxwxE" frameborder="0"...

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Research From the Barnraising

by kanarinka over 3 years ago | 4 | 1,410 | 7

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Testing Google Maps Embed

by kanarinka almost 4 years ago | 1 | 2,422 | 2

@donblair and I are going to be making a collaborative map of water conductivity with my journal...

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The Neighborhood Creek Expedition

by kanarinka about 4 years ago | 0 | 2,179 | 5

An unnamed creek winds its way through our neighborhood in Waltham, MA. It gets channeled undergr...

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Common Water Contaminants

by kanarinka about 4 years ago | 0 | 1,270 | 0

Check out and contribute to our wiki post on Common Water Contaminants here: [http://publiclab.o...

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The Open Water Project: FAQ

by kanarinka about 4 years ago | 8 | 2,150 | 4

The real Open Water FAQ is here: [http://publiclab.org/wiki/the-open-water-project-faq](http://p...

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Pole photography on a small neighborhood creek

by kanarinka over 4 years ago | 11 | 3,028 | 4

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Build a Coquí: A Simple Water Conductivity Sensor

by akshaya almost 2 years ago | 14 | 1,311 | 5

The Coquí is a simple water conductivity sensor designed by @donblair that is designed for use ...

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"Less is more: The Role of Small Data in 21st Century Governance."

by donblair over 3 years ago | 2 | 2,644 | 2

A few months back, Diego Rafael Canabarro had graciously invited Catherine D'Ignazio, Jeff Warren...

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Open Hour on Water Quality, Monday July 21, 8pm

by donblair almost 4 years ago | 2 | 1,415 | 0

Hey Folks! Tonight, July 21st, at 8 PM It's a Google Hangout -- so, everywhere! ...

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