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Keynote Presentation on Grassroots Mapping

Mathew talked about his work for Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (PLOTS) and how he became involved in Grassroots Mapping through materials testing and the design of low-cost balloons and kites. In addition to developing flying machines, he supervises the production
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Balloon Workshops @SXSW

From the BP Oil Spill to the Gowanus Canal Super Fund site, Grassroots Mapping and the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science work to empower citizens around the world. Communities engage in citizen cartography and create aerial images with low-cost, DIY, open sourced techn
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Balloon Kits for Aerial Photography

ML led the launch of Public Laboratory for Open Technolgoy and Science’s first off the shelf kit, an aerial photography balloon kit. ML did everything from creating the video that launched the successful kickstarter campaign to lining up each supplier for every part to get the p
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