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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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"Just to clarify, #NPDES is the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Also, is it possible to order this print on Shapeways, do you think? I'd love to get one but don't have a 3d printer. Anyone want to try uploading ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"This is so exciting to see. @stef, would you be willing to post a response using the "Document your attempt to build this" button above the builds ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi, Nick - i had a bunch of ideas building on the remediation kit that I'm hoping to post sketches and notes on today. Eager to hear your thoughts! " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Here are the quick-start instructions! Click to expand. " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi, in case it's helpful, here are the instructions! " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi, Chris! Good questions on "which scientists" -- i got at this a bit in the talk itself, and your list is a good one. Doesn’t the real problem ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Interesting quote from this NYTimes article: Rather than marching on Washington and in other locations around the country, I suggest that my fello..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Super photos, thank you! Have you retrieved images yet? I wonder how long it'll last at a lower capture rate, hopefully the battery will last longe..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hmm, i have an older one, so the firmware may have changed. Maybe best to ask about this on the main Grassroots Mapping list, as I think I remember..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi, just wondering about my question on the screw in the photo below -- is that to unscrew the lens assembly itself? " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"That's great to hear, @tayreed. I'm also asking around where I live to see if some folks are interested in putting together a guide on setting up ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"This could be a few things, but the simplest is that you built a spectrometer with the camera rotated 180 degrees from the way it should be in the ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Can you link to your data directly? I think it's possible higher resolution could help, but there may also be other resolution issues such as the ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi, Stevie -- is it possible that anything from Model My Watershed could help answer the question? I think they may run these equations in a map fo..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Do we have contacts who've used these instruments that we could reach out to for input on these calculations? " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi, sorry, can't quite follow -- can you share a link so we can see more clearly what you're asking, or better understand? Thanks! " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Nanometers -- is the label not showing up? Thanks! If you haven't calibrated, it'll be pixels, not nanometers. " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi, it should download to your Downloads folder if you're using Chrome. What is your OS and browser? " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Can you show a picture of the front and back as well? I think i see a screw, but not sure... " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hmm, very hard to follow without images, huh? I wonder if there are any YouTube tutorials? " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Ok - less in your brain maybe needs more elaboration: how about "remembering to leave contextual notes to your future self so you can pick your wor..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"or is it oriented towards the ongoing development of a "beginner's mind"? Love this! That even if nobody is reading (learning) from your shared wo..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi, there is a CSV download link on each spectrum page. Glad to hear it and please post your work as you go! " | Read more » over 2 years ago


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