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Learning DIY glow-worm making

“Learning by teaching”, a reflection on running a DIY Arduino glow-worm-making workshop. Continue reading

From Online Papers to Tags to Word Clouds!

How does the Citizen Cyberlab annotated bibliography work? Post by Cindy Regalado and Diana Mastracci Our team at Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS), as well as UCL Interaction Center (UCLIC) and University of Geneva put together the scholarly resources (journals articles, books, web pages, magazine articles, etc.) of greatest importance for our study of citizen science, … Continue reading

Strengthening community: PLOTS barn raising 2012

In the spirit of the barn raising tradition, in which people from a community get together to collectively erect a structure, repair or improve it , the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (PLOTS) had their second annual Barn Raising event in Cocodrie, Louisiana. From the 2nd to the 4th of November enthusiasts, technologists, … Continue reading

DIY techniques in practice: building an Air Quality Egg

Building an Air Quality Egg is a rewarding experience for non-experts The Air Quality Egg is a community project that aims to produce an open air quality sensor network (an introductory video is available on Kickstarter). The Internet of Things is network of entrepreneurs, designers, artists and students who take a look at “urban infrastructure, … Continue reading

Citizen, Science, Education and Technology: new synergies to be explored – Francois Taddei

Thursday 16th February Speaker: Francois Taddei Theme: Challenging Citizen Science Background in engineering and biology, keeps on changing and embracing new things. The synergy between science, education and technology are what interests him. This is happening in a fast moving landscape: technology is evolving extremely fast. Computer that brought man to the moon has less … Continue reading

Quake Catcher in SE Asia – Hsin-Yen Chen

Thursday 16th February Speaker: Hsin-Yen Chen Theme: Citizen cyberscience around the world Website: http://qcn.stanford.edu Taiwan is located on the convergent plate boundary zone between Eurasia and the Philippine Sea plates.  After 921 earthquake, people started to pay attention to risks that caused by earthquakes.  ASGC is conducting e-science for earthquake disaster mitigation. One of the … Continue reading

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