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The creator of GrassrootsMapping.org and co-founder and Research Director for Public Lab, Jeffrey Warren designs mapping and community science tools and professionally flies balloons and kites. He leads the coding community at Public Lab, and has developed the vector-mapping framework Cartagen and grassroots mapping tool MapKnitter, as well as open spectral database and toolkit Spectral Workbench.

He is on the board of of the Open Source Hardware Association and served from 2015-17 as Vice President, is on the board (since 2014) of alternative education program Parts and Crafts in Somerville MA, and an advocate of open source software, hardware, and data. He co-founded Vestal Design, a graphic/interaction design firm in 2004, and directed the Cut&Paste Labs project, a year-long series of workshops on open source tools and web design in 2006-7 with Lima designer Diego Rotalde.

Jeff holds an MS from MIT and a BA in Architecture from Yale University, and spent much of that time working with artist/technologist Natalie Jeremijenko, building robotic dogs and stuff. To find out more, visit Unterbahn.com.

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"Hi! I believe if you move the mouse, it shows the nanometer wavelength of its position, so you should be able to move it back and forth on your spe..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"That's great news, James -- I'm so excited about the progress you all have been making! " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"We should test the darkroom safelights with a spectrometer! Interesting presentation on darkroom safelights here (but dated to 1982, so out of dat..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Thanks from the "sensei" :-) As i mentioned in my post, i just redrew the diagram (with some minor changes) from one posted by "ad": http://public..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"I just ordered one and am going to try grafting it into a bigger ball. Or i'll make it out of lego. Whatever. I'm in NYC right now, actually but di..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"YES! I didn't know how to find that product, but thanks to Noah, i now know they're called Weaselballs. That's exactly what I'm thinking but I want..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"wait, won't H2S go through paper? " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"cool - how will the control strip be kept from exposing? Will covering it with paper be enough? Or is it not treated with photo chemicals at all? " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Control was just an empty pyrex petri dish. Yeah - a long way to go on the online interpretation tool - we're hoping to allow people to make "sets"..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"they look great! I'll bring you some VHS boxes, or if you can find a blockbuster going out of business, grab 'em -- they make great containers for ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"its always fascinating to me how visual and audio waveform data respond to similar technical approaches... I'm working on this color classifier: h..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Nice photo -- when was this taken, and by whom? " | Read more » over 7 years ago
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"http://www.makershed.com/Geiger_Counter_Kit_p/mkmo1.htm " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"As you make your own, tag them on Flickr with "thermalflashlight": https://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/thermalflashlight " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"This looks helpful, i think it was the one we used: http://bildr.org/2011/02/mlx90614-arduino/ To complicate things even more, the i2cmaster wont ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Also, Alicia - where was that modified i2cmaster.h file we found/made? " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Illustration made in Fritzing (fritzing.org). " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"This is awesome, nathan. Thanks. " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Amazing work, Occupy UC Davis! " | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Hey James - want to use the electronic hydrogen sulfide detector for this test also? It would be good to have a secondary means of measuring, as in..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Shannon sent me these links too: I usually use the 1 football field size per 30 minutes to be on the safe size since it actually averages out to e..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"Note that the above spike is not even in the UV range -- it's around the color green, which we could easily pick out with the basic spectrometers w..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
"thanks for the suggestion. I sent the UV camera off to another PLOTS chapter but hope to get it back soon. The Hoya 340 filter we're using does not..." | Read more » over 7 years ago

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