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Topographic maps from fled kites

I just started building fled kites, but my fellow Grassroots Mapper Nathan Craig is already doing 3D topographic scans with them. ** He’s using **AgiSoft’s P...

Reed Arts Week, RAW: Geographies

I’m proud to be participating in Reed’s Art Week. I’ll be giving** a lecture and demonstration of aerospace in the arts and Grassroots Mapping tools on Satur...

Kite Balloon Development @ PLOTS

Follow the kite balloon working page over at the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science.  There’s a lot of research in there that I’ve only now go...

kite balloon futures and histories

To follow on my love of kite balloons, and the kite balloon action at the grassroots mapping list.  here are a few awesome kite balloon histories.

New HTZ!

There’s a new Hack This Zine out!  Check out 10.5, where there’s a great dialogue about the coming Robocracy.  hilarious, and telling.  Flatline points out t...

Solar Blimp to Cross English Channel

While I’m preparing for a workshop where we’ll build some solar hot-air balloons, a very different solar aerostat, running of photovoltaics, is set to cross ...

Re-Burbia non-finalists: Me and Molly

Molly and I only gave the Re-Burbia Competition 4 hours, and Inhabitat/Dwell didn’t like us.  That’s ok, we entered because we don’t like them either.  Our f...