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‘Circuit Cobbling’ the Riffle Data Logger by @jkeefe @PublicLab

This is some great backstory on the building of the Public Lab project Riffle, an open-source data logger for “field” (that’s what the second f stands for – field as in environmental) applications.

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The board is designed to monitor the conductivity (and, possibly, contamination) of water in lakes and streams, with the wonderful feature that it fits through the mouth of a regular water bottle. It’s called Riffle and it is the brainchild of Don Blair, who’s working with Public Lab and the MIT Center for Civic Media. This week I had the honor of working with Don at MIT.

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