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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 was traveling for work, and got back yesterday (and took a day of rest :-P) but am reading through all of these now. Thanks! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Regarding the last two, I think we'd need to think about how to write tests for both of these. But your approach sounds good in both cases! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"For Notification Preferences for Users -- could we use UserTags, which is a system that already exists, but lacks a good interface? It needs some w..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Regarding reply by email, that sounds great! I think we might start by making a test service where you can reply but we don't actually tell anyone ..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Regarding Griddler - sounds great! The Mailman tutorial i referenced was from 2012 -- whoa. Thanks for the research. " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, just on an order issue, this is somewhat lower priority, so could we put it later in the proposal? Sign Up Offers to auto subscribe you to the..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Thanks for your patience -- i'll be looking this over today. Sorry for taking so long - have been traveling and had a day of yesterday to rest up :-) " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, @aayushgupta1 - have you looked at some of the ways to accomplish the tasks in the proposal? For example, scheduled jobs using ActiveJob (i thi..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, I'm traveling at the moment and hope to check in on his tomorrow. Thanks for your patience! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, do you think the upgrade will be a big enough project for the whole summer? If not, what other smaller projects might you add on? Although if i..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Perhaps you could think about what we could do to schedule the update in a non-disruptive way; for example, there are things that would have to cha..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, just a note that there is one attempt in particular to do the 4.x upgrade that's been started, but I haven't seen updates on it recently so it'..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"That sounds like a good next step, great! You can copy in your existing map code as closely as possible and try to "build" it using grunt and, perh..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Ah, great, thank you! As to actions required, I think we might start with some simple ones, like: read listing of recent pull requests read pull ..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, @ashwinvasudevan - thanks for your proposal -- I appreciate the UI mockups. Have you had an opportunity to try forking and making a simple pull..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, perhaps you could present a rough schedule and ordering of how you'd approach the projects? Thank you! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, @Khamba - thanks; I was thinking some of these could be broken up a bit more -- for example, the one on "Sign Up Offers to auto subscribe you t..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, @ryzokuken - saw your draft diagram on the chatroom and it's looking great -- left some comments there. Hope you're having a great weekend! " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, Mridul - i was also thinking about how, if we standardize the way of storing the location information, we could then (to some degree) separate ..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, Ashan - basically with inline-markdown-editor, the idea was to find a very clean abstraction, a way that the code could run with minimal contex..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, Mayank - thanks for your proposal! A few questions, but I'm happy to help you think through them. I'd like to think about how the tagging inte..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Great, thank you, all - I do want to say, when it comes to scheduling your work, we ask students to submit new code in small chunks which are self..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, this is very thorough and impressive, thank you! Just some notes and questions, in no particular order: For GPU, I think we should make this ..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Hi, @ccpandhare, @siaw23, @mkashyap354, @Ashan, @Khamba, @mridulnagpal, @ryzokuken, @inzamam - Thanks for all your submissions; I'm going through t..." | Read more » about 2 years ago































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