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Public Lab Community Newsletter 12.5.14

by Shannon | December 05, 2014 22:10 05 Dec 22:10 | #11439 | #11439

It’s been awhile since we last wrote, but only because it’s been an exciting and packed month in the Public Lab community! Project updates abound, reflections on the 2014 Barnraising have been cast and we’re rolling into end of the year celebrations. Enjoy!


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Did you miss the Barnraising this year? Check out some of the notes from Barnraisers: http://publiclab.org/tag/barnraising

Upcoming events

Tomorrow, join the Boston/Cambridge/Somerville Public Lab group and Parts&Crafts for a Toolshed Raising and holiday party! http://publiclab.org/notes/Hudonnoodles/10-10-2014/toolshed-raising-on-saturday-december-6

The Gulf Coast chapter is running the last mapping event of 2014. Join us Saturday, December 13th at Propeller (4035 Washington Ave) for one more trip! http://publiclab.org/notes/stevie/12-05-2014/merry-mapping-in-new-orleans

New and ongoing projects

Mapping the Kaohsiung gas explosions: http://publiclab.org/notes/muyueh/11-24-2014/kaohsiung-gas-explosions-2014-update

Kite mapping in Vancouver, BC: http://publiclab.org/notes/MelissaN/12-01-2014/kite-mapping-in-vancouver-take-3

Riffling on the Riffle, video files from a post-hackathon work session: http://publiclab.org/notes/eustatic/11-23-2014/riffing-on-the-riffle-the-youtube-files

Updates on thermal flashlight research from Northeastern students: http://publiclab.org/tag/thermal-flashlight

Do you have ideas on how to make research notes more useful? Leave a comment on this note about reproducibility by cfastie: http://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/12-05-2014/reproducibility

Wrap up from a two day brainstorm and hackathon on water quality sensors: http://publiclab.org/notes/stevie/12-01-2014/the-water-hackathon-report

Research Note highlights

Public Lab in the media

Check out an article from Public Lab collaborators on, “Less is more: The role of small data for governance in the 21st century”. Join an ongoing conversation about the topic here: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/publiclaboratory/BcErsjux4Og

Please post a research note or email the list if anything was missed. Have a great weekend everyone! Shannon

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