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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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4128 comments posted

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MIT-Knight Lightning talks, including PLOTS talk

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Video tutorial: make an infrared camera

by warren about 8 years ago | 0 | 2,509 views | 0

ASD Field Spectrometer 3

by warren about 8 years ago | 0 | 31 views | 0

Humboldt Park mapping with Jen Hudon

by warren about 8 years ago | 0 | 44 views | 0

Chlorophyll imaging to track algal blooms

by warren about 8 years ago | 0 | 69 views | 1

Using multispectral imagery to derive bathymetry

by warren about 8 years ago | 0 | 2,724 views | 0

Filter pinwheel for multispectral sensing

by warren about 8 years ago | 1 | 56 views | 0

DevelopmentSeed post on WhereCamp 2011

by warren about 8 years ago | 0 | 952 views | 0

Is blue data read first?

by warren about 8 years ago | 0 | 1,168 views | 0

DIY vacuum deposition for making mirrors

by warren about 8 years ago | 0 | 731 views | 0

Balloon Mapping iPad app

by warren about 8 years ago | 4 | 79 views | 0

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"Hi, @jjcreedon -- what kinds of contaminants is this appropriate for? I just want to confirm so we can tag it appropriately. Thanks! " | Read more » 8 months ago
"great, looking forward to it! On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 1:51 PM \<notifications@publiclab.org> wrote: Hi! There's been a comment to your ques..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Oh, this is cool! I like the idea of the sidebar. Can you upload some more images of lower down on this page? And what will the grid of content and..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Sounds like a good idea. Thanks for thinking about this!  On Thu, Oct 18, 2018, 6:57 AM \<notifications@publiclab.org> wrote: Hi! There's b..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Well basically I'm curious what you think of the kind of profile search Stevie is interested in and what would be the best way to implement it? Tha..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Can you link us the spectrum you've uploaded to spectralworkbench.org? " | Read more » 8 months ago
"Yes and we might ask @stefannibrasil and @milaaraujo (I'm on my phone, can you mention their publiclab usernames?) Perhaps it could be a sort on a..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"These are great questions!!! I think DVDs are consistent but have no evidence to support it. I do think they're close enough for your spacer idea t..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Hi, just catching up after a busy Barnraising event! I jotted down some longer textual responses to some common questions at this page: https://pu..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Hi Kelvin!!! Apologies again for the slow reply. I'm just catching up now. This looks like a good basic layout and I like how you've created a rea..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Also Larry is working on a slight redesign to expand the holes for the webcam cable and a few other small tweaks. I've emailed to ask him for his P..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Maybe we need "recent contributors for the current bounding box" so that would involve refreshing the map. Sorry I am on the run but maybe sagarpre..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"I was thinking also - several people have recently approached me asking "I'm in India, how would I start a Public Lab group there, or start working..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"Hi! Sorry u had trouble... We've found that some DVDs (even in the same batch) are much harder than others for reasons we don't understand. Did you..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"Hi, @kelv - ok i get what you're saying -- this interface -- So in this mockup, the ? is supposed to represent the number of questions, the wren..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"Just going through here to offer a bit more input on the evolving design! Do you know who I ask about the copy (the text under the images)? I thi..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"Just on a couple of Liz's comments: causes -- i like this too. Perhaps just below it, instead of a search box, we could list 8 or more additional..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"Hi, just catching up today. Thanks for your posts so far! Exciting! Let me go through and leave some concrete feedback now :-) " | Read more » 9 months ago
"A couple ideas - what about classification (potentially as part of imagesequencer?) -- lots of interest in this for aerial photography but generall..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"Hi, what browser are you using? Thanks! On Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 7:12 PM \<notifications@publiclab.org> wrote: Public Lab contributor jnakos ju..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"It worked! :raised_hands: " | Read more » 9 months ago
"Perhaps @amirberagain might also have some suggestions! " | Read more » 9 months ago
"Hello Chris - I think you hit on a separate issue of "sanitizing" comment display, which is being worked on by a new contributor in this issue: htt..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"Hi, do you mean how many collaborators? Sorry, can you clarify a bit? Thanks! " | Read more » 9 months ago


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