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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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459 comments posted



How about a book club on "Are we all scientific experts now?"

by liz almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,601 | 2

I picked up this great book by Harry Collins last fall after the 2015 Barnraising. It was recomme...

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Haze over chilly Manhattan

by liz almost 3 years ago | 5 | 2,534 | 1

Is this haze from heavy oils being burned, like the infamous Heating Oil #6? "New Yorkers b...

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Citizen Science Investigations on the Waterfront

by liz almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,648 | 0

Urban planner and citizen-scientist Eymund Diegel has used kites, helium-filled balloons, and ...

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Valuing two modes of Public Lab activities

by liz almost 3 years ago | 5 | 2,562 | 2

Lead image by DVDP Ever come across this s...

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DIY Kit Design Strategies for participation

by liz about 3 years ago | 6 | 2,518 | 2

While working with @mathew on cutting out some new spectrometer prototypes, an interesting questi...

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Newtown Creek Alliance public meeting

by liz about 3 years ago | 0 | 1,682 | 0

Posting on behalf of Willis Elkins: November 19, 2014, 7 pm to 9pm McCarren Park Co...

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Report back on Creative Commons Sensor licensing workshop

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 2,519 | 0

To evaluate current open hardware licensing and explore gaps specifically facing distributed sens...

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Public Lab workshops at International Conference of Crisis Mappers

by liz over 3 years ago | 6 | 2,836 | 0

**Thursday November 6, there are all day Public Lab workshops leading up to the International Con...

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Decolonized Skies at Apexart

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 1,934 | 3

http://apexart.org/events/diy-drones.php **https://www.facebook.com/events/3163393...

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Newtown Creek EPA Superfund CAG meeting

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 2,810 | 0

Above: CAG co-chairs Mike Schade opening the meeting. **This note documents the events at t...

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next attempts at dye tracing

by liz over 3 years ago | 5 | 3,085 | 1

September 27, 2014 This note documents Eymund's dye tracing experiments at two sites. ...

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Forgotten stream hypothesis and proof of concept dye tracing in Gowanus Canal 5th Street basin

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 2,576 | 0

September 7, 2014 This note documents Eymund's work on making the groundwater--hypothes...

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The garden mapping goes on despite cracking carbon fiber

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 2,828 | 0

September 30, 2014 Green Garden Community Garden mapping in Newark, NJ. Depicted above, Frank and...

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How to process infragram images

by liz over 3 years ago | 4 | 2,609 | 1

Process this raw infragram, taken by a hand-converted infrablue camera (originally beinging to...

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Gowanus All Day

by liz over 3 years ago | 1 | 2,936 | 1

Pics from Saturday September 27th: [![IMG_1186.JPG](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/phot...

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Public Lab Launches a Kickstarter for a Homebrew Oil Testing Kit

by liz over 3 years ago | 1 | 3,286 | 1

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2014 _New Do-It-Yoursel...

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World Maker Faire 2014

by liz over 3 years ago | 3 | 2,037 | 0

Public Lab will be exhibiting for our fourth year at World Maker Faire this weekend! New York Ha...

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Newark Green Garden 2nd aerials

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 2,554 | 1

Yesterday, Frank, Carla, Mia and I met at Green Garden after a morning rain shower to collect th...

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North Brooklyn Boat Club reporting increased oil sightings

by liz over 3 years ago | 2 | 2,091 | 1

Develop a sampling procedure for oil sheen on water to support groups such the North Brooklyn ...

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Newark Green Garden goal setting

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 1,400 | 0

This week, Carla, Elizabeth and I determined goals, programs, quantifiable outcomes, and way of m...

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Better communicate the purpose of research notes

by liz over 3 years ago | 3 | 2,176 | 2

Better communicate what research notes are for. This could be a static illustration as @warren...

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Thermal Fishing Club

by liz over 3 years ago | 8 | 1,072 | 4

Connect the activity of thermal fishing with existing communities of expertise, i.e. fishermen...

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OpenHour NYC IRL

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 1,600 | 1

Great OpenHour event last night, NYC crew met up in person at the lab. We put the google hangout ...

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Annotating the North Shore

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 1,037 | 0

Staten Island's North Shore Waterfront Conservancy is making a map featuring individual indust...

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How is water turbidity regulated?

warren asked about 15 days ago

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Best PLab demo ideas for a large group?

pdhixenbaugh asked about 2 months ago

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Do you know examples of direct community environmental interventions?

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gretchengehrke asked about 3 months ago

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How has pH testing evolved over time?

liz asked about 4 months ago

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What do the terms attainment and nonattainment mean?

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liz asked about 6 months ago

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Unable to use back camera on an android phone

Vman asked about 7 months ago

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Calculating volume from ground level photos?

warren asked about 11 months ago

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What seeds sprout fastest?

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warren asked about 11 months ago

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How is stormwater regulated?

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stevie asked about 12 months ago

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Buggy spectral meter? Galaxy S7...

sirkubax asked about about 1 year ago

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Is there an iPhone app for foldable spectrometer?

CanfieldC asked about about 1 year ago

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Question: What is the Open Source Community's Take the MIT License?

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nshapiro asked about over 1 year ago

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Does the new Question feature work?

warren asked about over 1 year ago

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View these maps at MapKnitter.org »

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