How are citizen scientists using open hardware to make groundbreaking discoveries?

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Caren Cooper

Caren Cooper

Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Caren Cooper is an associate professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources and member of the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program in Leadership in Public Science at North Carolina State University. She is an advocate for citizen science and open science, and has written a book on these subjects. Caren is also the director of research partnerships at SciStarter, which connects people to citizen science projects, other citizen scientists, and resources.

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Public Lab

Public Lab

Network

Public Lab is a network of environmental advocates—including organizers, researchers, technologists, and educators—working to provide low-cost, open hardware tools for monitoring communities' air, water, and land quality.

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Aircasting

Aircasting

Open source solution

AirCasting is an end-to-end open source solution for collecting, displaying, and sharing health and environmental data using smartphones.

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UPROSE

UPROSE

Community-based organization

UPROSE promotes sustainability and resiliency in Brooklyn's Sunset Park neighborhood. Founded in 1966, it is Brooklyn's oldest Latino community-based organization.

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Co.Lab light sensing kit

Build a light sensor

Explore how breadboards work, experiment with simple circuits, and build a light sensor of your own with this Co.Lab kit.

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Because we had to

Un incisore laser gigante. Un kit di sviluppo Arduino. Un hackerspace. Tre artiste alle prese con hardware open source.

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Opening the Loop: Autonomy, Access, and Insulin

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Opening the Loop: Autonomy, Access, and Insulin

When diabetics and caregivers needed a better way to manage the illness, they created one―with open source. This is their story.

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Immagine Cracking the Textbook

Nelle università pubbliche e in quelle private gli studenti faticano a sostenere le spese per i libri di testo. Vieni a conoscere le persone che lavorano per offrire un'alternativa open.

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Quale sarà la prossima storia?

Open Source Stories, una serie di contenuti originali Red Hat, riconosce il merito a chi sa innovare e condividere il potere dell'open source all'interno della propria attività.

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Il nostro impegno nei confronti dell'open source

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