This week in the Public Lab community newsletter get your applications in for our current job openings, prepare for the annual Barnraising and check out posts on smart sensor boards for air quality monitoring and a conversation on certifying open sensors. Enjoy!
The Public Lab nonprofit is hiring a Data Ambassador and an Administrative Coordinator. Applications are due this upcoming Friday, November 7th. Apply today!
OpenHour returns tomorrow evening (Monday the 3rd) at 8:00pm EST will be on gearing up for the Barnraising. Meet us on the OpenHour page!
During the International Conference of Crisis Mappers in NYC, November 6-9, join Public Lab for two workshops: http://publiclab.org/notes/liz/10-12-2014/public-lab-workshops-at-international-conference-of-crisis-mappers
Mark your calendar for the next Toolshed raising Saturday, December 6 at Parts and Crafts in Somerville, MA, featuring short presentations, open working time, and workshops on Public Lab projects and anything related. RSVP here: http://publiclab.org/notes/Hudonnoodles/10-10-2014/toolshed-raising-on-saturday-december-6
New and ongoing projects
Mathew discusses setting up a DustDuino: http://publiclab.org/notes/mathew/10-27-2014/notes-on-setting-up-a-dustduino
Lily Bui writes about a recent workhop in her post on “Certifications of Open Sensors”: http://publiclab.org/notes/lilybui/10-28-2014/certification-of-open-sensors
Read about using a Fido to send air quality data to the Internet: http://publiclab.org/notes/rjstatic/10-29-2014/notes-on-building-two-fidos-to-send-air-quality-data-to-the-internet-from-a-dusttrak-ii
Check out a note on a smart sensor board for gas sensing: http://publiclab.org/notes/kensanfran/11-02-2014/smart-sensor-board-for-electrochemical-gas-sensors-intro
Research Note highlights
- Calibrating Arduino based conductivity meter (posted by markwh)
- Could it be used on bikes to understand the air quality from cars? (posted by fatnotfossils. This note presents a question about dust sensing. Can you help answer it?)
If anything was missed, please post a research note or send an email to the list. Have a great week everyone! Shannon