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#148 DIY Environmental Monitoring



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Instructable: Banning petcoke with a community united, 2L soda bottle, 10 megapixel camera, and a 5.5ft balloon.

Benjamin Sugar (previously at hack night) will give brief introduction to the Public Lab; an international open source community of civic scientists using inexpensive DIY techniques to democratize the monitoring of environmental impacts.

Next, Olga Bautista, activist and 10th Ward aldermanic candidate, will discuss how a coalition of community organizations and area residents employed an aerial balloon mapping kit to help them oust open air petcoke facilities from of their neighborhood in Chicago’s Southeast side.


Chi Hack Night Leadership Council #11

We will have our 11th Chi Hack Night Leadership Council at 8pm after the group breakouts get started. This meeting is for anyone who is interested in being involved in running the hack night, taking on new projects, or doing training sessions.

If you’d like to bring up a topic, add it to the agenda.


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