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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:


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

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Joined over 7 years ago

When $100,000 is not enough: how citizen data (could) relate to government regulation

by liz over 2 years ago | 2 | 3,255 | 2

October 29, 2013: The headline on [](

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Ideas on opening "open hardware"

by liz over 2 years ago | 8 | 1,191 | 4

Hey folks, this is a line of thought that needs your input! Legend has it that two LEAFFES...

Read more in Tonawonda

by liz over 2 years ago | 3 | 1,780 | 0

Just getting started!

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FKit on the move

by liz over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,848 | 3

Library Mail FTW! Bonus points that the next recipient is an actual librarian :) [![IMG_201508...

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NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit

by liz over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,814 | 1

Reposting from When: Thursday August 6, 2...

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Western NY Community Based Science for Action Regional Workshop: Tonawanda, NY

by liz over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,463 | 0

Friday September 18th: Kick off with a "toxic tour:" Bus tour of Tonawanda and Love Canal ...

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Hunter's Point South

by liz over 2 years ago | 4 | 2,089 | 1

There is a group documenting the "post-natural" Hunters Point South before it turns into this:...

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are there formaldehyde and other VOCs in my apartment

by liz almost 3 years ago | 7 | 2,311 | 1

So, I've been talking about the issue of formaldehyde and other volatile organic compounds (VO...

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Experiments with compositing pole aerial photos of wetlands

by liz almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,364 | 0

Make image composites out of pole aerial photos of wetlands. Not maps because there isn't exis...

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April 12 Newtown Creek balloon mapping pics

by liz about 3 years ago | 2 | 2,795 | 0

Willis shows the camera rig: [![IMG_4864.JPG](

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5th Anniversary call for memories!

by liz about 3 years ago | 31 | 5,091 | 4

Hi, all! Jeff and I spent a little time remembering some of our favorite moments from over the pa...

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Public Lab featured in White House Citizen Science announcements

by liz about 3 years ago | 0 | 2,521 | 2

The US White House is holding its annual Science Fair this week and is celebrating all sorts of c...

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our values are related to and distinct from basic peer production

by liz about 3 years ago | 0 | 2,863 | 3

Back in the fall, Public Lab organizers worked on a [values statement](

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

by liz about 3 years ago | 0 | 1,603 | 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 about 3 years ago | 5 | 2,537 | 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 about 3 years ago | 0 | 1,686 | 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 about 3 years ago | 5 | 2,571 | 2

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

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DIY Kit Design Strategies for participation

by liz over 3 years ago | 6 | 2,530 | 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 over 3 years ago | 0 | 1,718 | 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 | 2,567 | 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 | 2,879 | 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 | 1,981 | 3 **

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Newtown Creek EPA Superfund CAG meeting

by liz over 3 years ago | 0 | 2,816 | 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 | 3,103 | 2

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

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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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