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Organizer, director of community development, and co-founder. My role bridges place-based community organizing and internet-mediated peer production. Check out the highlights of our community's development. For my emphasis on culture instead of rules, Will Ward has called me The Enforcer of Norms. Because the acronym for "have you considered sharing back?" (HYCSB) is not so catchy, other members of Public Lab have created these graphics to save me from repeating myself. Fair enough. Feel free to edit my impromptu Talk page, find me on twitter @lizbarry, check out my web 1.0 homepage, or go ahead and .

I like playing outside. Here's me flying stuff over New York City:

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I often communicate online. Here's me in my lab:

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35 answers posted

26 activities posted

5 activities attempted


Joined over 7 years ago

Should /tools be renamed to /methods, /techniques, or something else?

by liz over 1 year ago | 6 | 280 | 0

What's your preference, and why?

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DIY microscope resources

by liz over 1 year ago | 1 | 445 | 2

above: the foldscope docs Here's a fantastic resource catalog from super contributor @maxlib...

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What goes into choosing a topic name?

by liz over 1 year ago | 2 | 442 | 3

_above: sketch of figuring out how to organize "air" into a research area, and which methods are ...

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Event: Citizen Science Gathering in West Virginia

by liz over 1 year ago | 0 | 327 | 0

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First draft of tag graph

by liz over 1 year ago | 2 | 345 | 2

@bsugar used Gephi to make this tag graph of the top 256 tags used on PublicLab.org. If ther...

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Q&A enables automated FAQ

by liz over 1 year ago | 0 | 491 | 1

Asking and answering questions is at the very heart of Public Lab. It's how we get started, it's ...

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Check out these Activity Grids

by liz over 1 year ago | 8 | 1,589 | 8

The sheer number of posts on publiclab.org by contributors from all over the world about 1) h...

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oblique rig for gopro

by liz almost 2 years ago | 1 | 896 | 2

I'm sharing one of Eymund's oblique rigs, this one takes advantage of the unique shape of a 52 fl...

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Comment piece in Nature about peer review

by liz almost 2 years ago | 43 | 1,016 | 3

_Jean-Baptiste Colbert Presenting the Members of the Royal Academy of Science to Louis XIV (oil o...

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Pm 2.5 network in Taiwan

by liz about 2 years ago | 0 | 1,188 | 2

Our taiwanese friends g0v.tw wanted to share a new project they are working on -- 300 air quality...

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Photos of building Coquis in Hong Kong

by liz about 2 years ago | 0 | 909 | 1

From the time period January 21-24 [![IMG_3582.JPG](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/0...

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a pendulum rig flies over China

by liz about 2 years ago | 2 | 979 | 4

Here are some photos of the pendulum rig we made on January 17th, following along with the commen...

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Oil Test Kit Round 2

by liz over 2 years ago | 1 | 832 | 0

I wanted to run through the Oil Test Kit again and see if i could improve my results. So, I start...

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Oil Testing Kit: 3 scans of diesel

by liz over 2 years ago | 0 | 833 | 0

Here is a screenshot of three scans of diesel oil, set https://spectralworkbench.org/sets/2877 : ...

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Oil Testing Kit: 3 scans of 80W90

by liz over 2 years ago | 0 | 815 | 0

Here is a screenshot of my set of three scans of 80W90, https://spectralworkbench.org/sets/2876 :...

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Oil Test Kit: 3 crude oil scans

by liz over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,008 | 0

Here is my screenshot of my set https://spectralworkbench.org/sets/2874, three scans of crude oil...

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OpenHour winter gathering in NYC

by liz over 2 years ago | 0 | 910 | 1

Attending: Carla Green, Green Community Garden urban agriculturalist and Certified Master Ga...

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Legacy oil spills under Pfizer building

by liz over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,136 | 0

Here are three diagrams brought by Randy Austin of NYS DEC from their internal review and trackin...

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Barnraising 2015 Storify

by liz over 2 years ago | 0 | 593 | 0

<iframe src="//storify.com/bronwen9/barnraising-2015/embed?border=false&temp...

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GroundWorksNOLA youth presenting at Barnraising 2015

by liz over 2 years ago | 0 | 527 | 0

[![Screen_Shot_2015-11-28_at_2.30.41_PM.png](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/013/078/m...

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North Shore Community Resiliency Assessment Memorandum

by liz over 2 years ago | 0 | 582 | 0

Staten Island, NYC: North Shore Community Resiliency Assessment Memorandum **Issued by the...

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pictures from LlactaLab workshop

by liz over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,522 | 2

Top image: making the papercraft cuvette holder for oil testing. [![IMG_5974.JPG](//i.publi...

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guide to identifying commonly spilled hazardous materials

by liz over 2 years ago | 3 | 1,588 | 0

**"The HAZCAT Report: a system of field identifications and classifications of commonly spilled m...

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NYS DEC Oil Samples

by liz over 2 years ago | 0 | 2,126 | 2

New York State Department of Conservation oil samples, from left: Bakken Crude (that tr...

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liz was awarded the Basic Barnstar by warren for their work published in Comment piece in Nature about peer review.



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