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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.

Photo by ChristopherVillafuerte.com CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


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Balloon mapping kit tote bag graphics

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 1,050 views | 0


Balloon-kite sketches at EcoHack II

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 1,751 views | 0


High traffic stats and server issues recap

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 2,583 views | 0


Inviting others to join PLOTS

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 21 views | 0


PLOTS sitemap

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 1,098 views | 0


Davis Square balloon photos

by warren about 7 years ago | 1 | 2,329 views | 0


Working auto-triggering for dual cameras

by warren about 7 years ago | 1 | 27 views | 0



SpeakCityHeights balloon mapping on YouTube

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 1,629 views | 0


Grassroots Mapping Tshirts

by warren about 7 years ago | 1 | 25 views | 0


Possible portable spectrometer light sources

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 16 views | 0


A495 filter swapping

by warren about 7 years ago | 5 | 43 views | 0


Working auto camera triggering

by warren about 7 years ago | 2 | 2,200 views | 0


Rough placement of Chandeleur map

by warren about 7 years ago | 0 | 70 views | 0







Banjo cases for carrying kite/reel

by warren over 7 years ago | 0 | 35 views | 0


Solar spectrum monitoring setup

by warren over 7 years ago | 2 | 24 views | 0


Triggering A495 by button/USB

by warren over 7 years ago | 8 | 113 views | 0


RC truck-based air sensor

by warren over 7 years ago | 3 | 2,600 views | 0


555 Trigger for Synchronized Dual Cameras

by warren over 7 years ago | 6 | 131 views | 0


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"Whoa! So what is your next step? We might have an extra webcam lens (the type that shipped with it) to see if you can confirm it's defective by com..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hi, thanks for your proposal!!! Can you link us to some of your initial contributions? Thanks a lot! " | Read more » 7 months ago
"Thank you!! " | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hi! It's this one or one very like it! Awesome! " | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hi, @nedhorning! I wanted to ask if you thought tar paper that people purchase in a store would have a consistent enough reflectance that you think..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Just starting to make some steps towards integrating this into the infragram video feed, where we can test it out. https://github.com/publiclab/inf..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hi, Kelvin - how are things progressing? Thanks! " | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hm. I wonder how close we are on a v4 upgrade. It'd add some chaos, but it's essentially "now or later" chaos. https://github.com/publiclab/plots2..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Final note as we prepare a new activity for Raspberry Pi kits: you need to remove the lens from the Pi camera, which is a bit tough. We've loosened..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"It was also easily blown out by bright sunlight, which is not a good sign either -- i think it was just hypersensitive to IR. " | Read more » 7 months ago
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"Quick follow-up about another cheap webcam - this one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01DRJXAWA/ "ELP megapixel Super Mini 720p USB Camera Mo..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Just want to say I am so happy with this, and thanks for your work to bring this together, @stevie! :raised_hands: " | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hello, thanks for your proposal! Would you mind taking a look at some of the other proposals for a better sense of the format and types of informat..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hi! I think most webcams can't see much lower than 400nm, but if your sample flouresces in the visible range, you can read that... There's been so..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hmm, i see. I think they'll be close enough that we can make it work... I did a test here: https://publiclab.org/wiki/sandbox-3 We will be upgradi..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hi, Cess - again, great proposal! I left a comment on https://publiclab.org/notes/warren/10-23-2018/call-for-outreachy-2018-19-proposals which I th..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Also, just a reminder to @thayshi and @faithngetich188 and anyone else interested - i don't see your final proposals on the Outreachy dashboard, so..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hi, everyone - thanks for your proposals -- one thing I mentioned in a couple places that I think may be useful -- I think it would be great to se..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hi @thayshi - i echo @gauravano's comments, and encourage you to fill out your proposal a bit more. I can see you've read others' proposals, and th..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"This is a great proposal, thanks! I appreciate your attention to detail on things like redirects from old paths -- great thought! for Week 4: Sel..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Hello @faithngetich188 -- wow, you've made SO MANY contributions already! Thank you for your energy and enthusiasm! I love the mockups you've draw..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"I love the Problem section -- so true!! :joy: Great idea to do a few different mockups before starting -- getting input on these may save us time ..." | Read more » 7 months ago
"Cool, Techtonica looks like a great organization! This looks like a good timeline for the work. I agree with @gauravano that it'd be great to see s..." | Read more » 7 months ago































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