The St. Patrick’s Day edition!
A new Idea Lab post on mapping with students: http://www.pbs.org/idealab/2013/03/how-public-lab-creates-memorable-field-trips-for-students072.html
Public Lab will be participating in the New Museum’s IDEAS City Fest May 1-4: http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/liz/3-14-2013/public-lab-participate-ideas-city-kickstarter
A summary of Open Source and Hackable camera projects: http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/mathew/3-12-2013/open-sourcehackable-camera-platforms
Dreams of a single-camera method for IR/Visible light photography: http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/mathew/3-11-2013/irvisible-light-camera-dreams-parts and the search for parts: http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/mathew/3-12-2013/ir-filter-switchers
Passenger Pigeon Mapping: There was some talk about the passenger pigeon concept on the mailing list recently and there are several new maps this week in the archive, sharing the "passenger-pigeon" tag: http://publiclaboratory.org/maps/passenger-pigeon and this might be the best one yet http://publiclaboratory.org/map/arizona-state-prison-complex-florence-arizona/2013-02-16