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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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"Great advice on the "tilting" fix -- this affected one of Liz's squids and we struggled to adjust the bridle, eventually giving up. I posted this ..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Deleted some spam! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Super -- added this to the Kickstarter FAQ as well :-) " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Saw some great suggestions -- i also added a "wind scale" table riffing on the Beaufort scale, with advice on what to fly in what conditions (types..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"@mridulnagpal has done this and can advise. Also I like your project page for organizing you progress! https://github.com/publiclab/image-sequenc..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, Chinmay- thanks!! I'm curious if you can test things on the gh-pages branch of your project, where the demo is running from. Could you try mer..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"@pdhixenbaugh - any thoughts on this? " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Just wanted to say this looks really cool! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
" https://www.instagram.com/p/BV-hr1AgCO8/ " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, @mjain26 and @bsugar!!! We featured this story in today's blog post and Kickstarter update - thanks for your great work!! https://publiclab.or..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, @nicholas!!! We featured this story in today's blog post and Kickstarter update - thanks!! https://publiclab.org/notes/warren/06-30-2017/stori..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, I think it's not common because many people find it easier to parse data from a full desktop computer. You might try using a Raspberry Pi which..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
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"There have been some efforts to use linear CCDs with arduinos, which is very cool and bypasses a lot of the mysterious image processing cameras do:..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
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"For starters, we would be very interested in cross posting your last post on our blog -- i think even if there's more you'd like to add to it, many..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"I strongly echo everything Chris said - and honestly, we'd really love to give your work more exposure -- I wonder if even simply posting a lot of ..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"I've added more detail to the issue here; https://github.com/jywarren/fisheyegl/issues/3 Would be GREAT to get this figured out! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"@matej check this out! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, just wanted to say we featured your story in our new Kickstarter campaign for Mini Balloon and Kite Kits: https://publiclab.org/notes/warren/0..." | Read more » about 2 years ago































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