Happy Friday, Public Lab! Lots happening this week between updates on two Kickstarters, hundreds of new potential contributors to our infrared photography project, and various announcements and upcoming events. Stay cool, summer’s almost over!
We’re proud to announce that Public Lab is a Semi-Finalist for the Buckminster Fuller Challenge!
Sunday Aug 25th, 11am-4pm in Manomet Massachusetts: Infrared balloon mapping event at Tidmarsh Farms with the MIT Media Lab’s Responsive Environments group and Public Lab http://ow.ly/oal7q
The Open Hardware Summit 2013 is coming up on September 6 at MIT (a number of Public Lab folks will be there!), and there is an open call for nominations to the board of the Open Source Hardware Association.
At Mozilla’s Mozfest in October in London, Public Lab has proposed a session on “Open source science: not just for scientists”: http://publiclab.org/notes/warren/08-21-2013/public-lab-sessions-mozfest-oct-25-7-2013
New and ongoing projects with Public Lab tools
Japanese Public Labbers recently took their first balloon mapping photos:
Research Notes Highlights
Californian Public Labbers recently did coastal observations with kite mapping setups in Malibu Lagoon & Surfrider Beach, Malibu, CA
Chris Fastie and others have been exploring techniques for post-processing white balance on multispectral plant photographs.
Public Lab in the media this week