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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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Call for Summer of Code 2018 proposals!

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Local Environmental Action 2018 in Boston

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Web Working Group Update 21: January 2018

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Introducing a Lego Spectrometer

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Assembling the Public Lab Lego Spectrometer

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Embed a Q&A system on another website

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Hardware design work for the Oil Testing Kit

by mathew almost 5 years ago | 13 | 160 views | 2

A hardware sketch of our favorite configuration is above. _This is a jointly authored research n...

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Recap: July 31 New Orleans oil testing meetup

by stevie almost 5 years ago | 24 | 183 views | 3

Last night we held a meetup (organized by Stevie) to work on the emerging [Oil Testing Kit](/wiki...

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Open Hour on Water Quality, Monday July 21, 8pm

by donblair almost 5 years ago | 5 | 141 views | 0

Hey Folks! Tonight, July 21st, at 8 PM It's a Google Hangout -- so, everywhere! ...

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Kite altitude question

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What is "immersion oil" for microscopes?

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Project management?

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"Rounding up" research areas?

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Substitution for conductivity meter

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How can I identify bits of plastic from the beach in an image?

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Is there a way to view EPA's Toxics Release Inventory on a map, or by location?

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Preferred slit size?

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How do we do user interface design work in a community process?

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What is the best light source to use for the basic microscope?

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What are materials we could include in a Kite Making Materials Pack?

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What are different methods of measuring water turbidity?

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How is water turbidity regulated?

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Software project ideas for upcoming 2018 Summer of Code fellowships?

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Lego Spectrometer suitable for studying sunlight?

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"@warren awards a barnstar to sashadev-sky for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » 27 days ago
" :-) hopefully soon! I solved the first part of this issue and it's ready to be applied to other grids too! https://github.com/publiclab/plots2/is..." | Read more » 27 days ago
"Extending thanks for great work over the years, to @milaaraujo @stefannibrasil @IshaGupta18 @Ujitha @singhav @david-days !!! @lekhidugtal @gautami..." | Read more » 27 days ago
"Wow, I wouldn't have guessed that it'd show green with low power (i.e. no reading from the sensor, i'd imagine), so hearing that it turned white in..." | Read more » 27 days ago
" I'd love to combine this with a microscope activity to look at each of the powders for scale! " | Read more » 27 days ago
"@warren awards a barnstar to stevie for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » 27 days ago
"Wow, this is a really great activity! And great video!!! Did the cocoa take a while to clear out and return to green? " | Read more » 27 days ago
" @molangmuir10 @silentsairam @kayrufty check this out! " | Read more » 27 days ago
"I haven't seen this happen in part because it runs a /long/ time on a battery, but I have seen it when running on a solar panel without enough sunl..." | Read more » 27 days ago
"Although I'm not sure, but I think it's not possible to use multiple tags, like urbandeath,map-knitter -- so perhaps you'd have to make 3 separate ..." | Read more » 27 days ago
" Hi, this is really interesting -- I also noticed you were trying to make an inline questions grid but it didn't format correctly -- you have do do..." | Read more » 27 days ago
" Oh very interesting! I'm definitely curious! " | Read more » about 1 month ago
"And: It is completely reframed as a means of connecting to a community, and materializes one of the key benefits of open source: shared knowledge...." | Read more » about 1 month ago
" I keep rereading and finding new gems in here. I especially loved this phrase! featuring a community that suffers from the absence of any structu..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
" Another I saw Sasha use a lot is "gratitude" and it really resonated with me. I had never thought about it in that way but a lot of our approach h..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
"So, just recapping from a brief chat on this with @sashadev-sky today -- I'd LOVE to try to think of a name for this set of practices. Kind of like..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
" Love this! I wonder if @bsugar or @pdurbin might be interested in this! (although does pdurbin have a PL account? http://github.com/pdurbin) " | Read more » about 1 month ago
"no, that's right - sorry, it's "publiclab" by default for the WiFi password on pi-builder -- is that what you're looking for? On Thu, May 16, 2019..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
" Hiiii!!!!! Could be related to: https://publiclab.org/questions/warren/10-29-2018/could-the-babylegs-diy-trawl-be-used-to-collect-microplastics-in..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
"Awesome! They're just standard 1cm x 1cm ones. They don't fit amazingly in LEGO so I'd love to figure out a 3d-printable holder! On Sun, May 12, 2..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
"Hi Sairam! We're working on a fix for the deletion bug! https://github.com/publiclab/mapknitter/issues/591 On Sat, May 11, 2019, 2:36 PM \<noti..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
"Thanks! I've made a chart where we could mark them for "good" and "bad" and add other notes; I hope it's roughly correct: But if it's not, it's ..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
"OK, update - since the B sensor was covered yesterday, it's now showed as "downgraded" just as the A was yesterday: My question now, is apart fr..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
" Hi, cool! What is the range of concentrations this sensor can detect? Also, what are some of the use cases you have in mind... like, landfill fum..." | Read more » about 1 month ago































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