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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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Web Working Group Monthly Recap 5: July 2015

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Web Working Group Monthly Recap 4: June 2015

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Web Working Group Monthly Recap 3: May 2015

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Red filters in Infragram Webcams: a test

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Mobius cameras and smaller balloons

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Web Working Group Monthly Recap 2: April 2015

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Web Working Group Monthly Recap

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DIY Formaldehyde Test Photo Card

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Tutorial video: Installing MapKnitter 2

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Announcing MapKnitter 2.0

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MapKnitter 2: Test Edition

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Planning for Spectral Workbench 2.0

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2015 Web Working Group report

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Dreaming of sensitive friends

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Table for choosing monitoring tools

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What lab tests are available for hydrogen sulfide, and how much do they cost?

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Software project ideas for upcoming 2018 Summer of Code fellowships?

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How to choose the order of pictures when exporting

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How do i overlay a north to south aerial image on a digital map?

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Lego Spectrometer suitable for studying sunlight?

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How good is the PurpleAir sensor and what does it detect?

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normal or noIR camera?

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I can't enter a password when I try to login to Spectral Workbench. So I can't log in at all.

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Paper for printing

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CSV files from spectra

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Fluorescence microscope - automatically detect airborne pathogens in confined space?

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Hi I'd like to know more on this project

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Can a DIY spectrometer be used to measure water turbidity?

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What are some good kid friendly activities people can run at events?

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What are good ways to capture outputs and notes at events?

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How can we set up a Raspberry Pi camera as an ethernet USB device to avoid using WiFi

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What are ways to make DIY filters to remove particulate pollution from indoor air?

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How to use the API to export a constant stream of data?

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Could the Raspberry Pi Microscope be used for looking at microplastics found in ocean water?

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" @aashnaaashna this is so great! Great proposal. We've been grateful for your excellent work in image-sequencer over the past months. TCS Cool! A..." | Read more » 4 months ago
" Hi @sagarpreet, thank you! Are you now able to edit your proposal on PL.org again? Sorry i should have followed up more on that. Overall i LOVE y..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"Hi! This is a big ambitious project, and thank you so much for posting it! I have some input which doesn't address the technical components directl..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"Hello! I like how you've looked to organize priority by "must" "should" and "could" -- a nice framework! Feature to replace an image with a newer ..." | Read more » 4 months ago
" Hi! Thanks so much!!! Thanks especially for the work you've put into MapKnitter already, where we've been very grateful for your input, ideas, and..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"Also! I am wondering if substantial progress is made on MapKnitter before the summer begins. If that happened, would you have any interest in doing..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"Thanks, @kaustubh_nair - this is really great. I also really appreciate all the work and collaboration you've been putting into MapKnitter already ..." | Read more » 4 months ago
" This is so cool! OK, a few ideas immediately: testing is so essential!!! :+1: but some parts may be complicated, like how do we test the webcam..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"OK, first I really like your overall summary -- Increasing Image sequencer applications... especially! Making satellite data accessible is also a g..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"this is so cool :-) On Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 2:11 PM \<notifications@publiclab.org> wrote: Hi! There's been a response to a discussion you're..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"yes - indeed however it only works in the browser at the moment, so we are still looking to make it compatible with a pure node environment. Thank ..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"Maybe we can make a section at the bottom of the /translation wiki page, for those. Awesome!!! On Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 8:30 AM \<notifications@p..." | Read more » 4 months ago
" Oh! And also such modularity will let us test subparts of the lib independently! " | Read more » 4 months ago
" Oof, sorry about that bug, @MaggPi. Possibly legacy mode can help. Reading this now - very interesting!!!! Thank you!!! " | Read more » 4 months ago
"And @maggpi - this kind of abstraction described above would be totally useful for your own proposals as well -- I'll leave related comments on you..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"OK, thanks @rexagod. Building on my questions in https://publiclab.org/notes/rexagod/03-11-2019/gsoc-proposal-mapknitter-orb-descriptor-w-auto-stit..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"Are these grouped under a "manage Transifex" activity grid somewhere? " | Read more » 4 months ago
" Well... i'm esp. glad that they are still compatible with the direction we built out all this new work for!!! :raised_hands: " | Read more » 4 months ago
"Hi @ishaGupta18!!! Thanks for all your hard work. I'll go through a bit now and will add more later! First, I think for a lot of this, it may be s..." | Read more » 4 months ago
" Hi @read_holman - there's some information (not nearly as much as you're asking for) up at https://publiclab.org/common-water-contaminants#Lead, w..." | Read more » 4 months ago
" Hi, I just wrote a detailed issue on the colorimetric project, with the bugs we'd need to solve, and some other ideas: https://github.com/publicla..." | Read more » 4 months ago
" Hi @wu_ming2 - sorry we weren't able to connect you with some resources on this. This comment from @BrandonFeenstra may have some useful informati..." | Read more » 4 months ago
" Hi @samr, would you be able to repost your last questions on https://publiclab.org/purpleair#Questions, and we can then try to get the word out a ..." | Read more » 4 months ago
"Ah, and regarding What kind of particulate matter do these sensors work best in (ie they tend to preform worse in traffic-dominant pm than wood smo..." | Read more » 4 months ago































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