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Public Lab Weekly Newsletter 5.11.13

by gonzoearth | May 11, 2013 17:49 11 May 17:49 | #7441 | #7441

Public Lab community weekly update

We're pleased to announce that the Public Lab nonprofit will be participating in the second class of the Points of Light civic accelerator:

Write-up from youth mapping classes at MLK in New Orleans. Public Lab organizers worked with students on community mapping, making kites and learning how to fly them.

Report from a balloon mapping expedition of Fresh Kills Landfill in Staten Island

Recap of the Crowd-Source Balloon Mapping @ The New Museum's "IDEAS CITY" Fest

Upcoming events:

BOSSLAB open source science meetup in Somerville, MA on Sunday:

1 week until IFARM: Rideshares being figured out from the Boston area: ??!topic/plots-boston/y2in6vCChOo

For folks in and around New Orleans, the next Kite Club Pontchartrain meet-up will be May 21 at 5pm:??!topic/plots-gulfcoast/M-Q1n-6Icko

Research highlights:

???Invisible Rays??? Chris Fastie put together some really interesting notes on the history of infrared phototgraphy:

Mapper ebacherdom reports from a successful BAP outing with some great stills:???

???Fanciful "turntable spectrometer"

MapKnitter Tips:???


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