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  • The Eagle Has Landed

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by beckman in Uncategorized.

    We agree that serial number 1 is possibly a little ugly, but after a break in the rain, the team deployed WaggleOne out in the inhospitable Chicago-area weather. We should have test data tomorrow. We are rapidly preparing more deployments. We may also look to improve WaggleOne’s curb-side appeal… Stay tuned. The Chicago Array of […]

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  • Charlie Catlett: Computation, Big Data, and the Future of Cities

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by beckman in Uncategorized.

    Charlie will be giving an exciting talk at Argonne on October 16th. He will no doubt talk about Urban Science and the Array of Things. If you miss his talk, it will be uploaded to YouTube.

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  • Up on the Rooftop

    Posted on October 14, 2014 by beckman in Uncategorized.

    Close… oh so close to having a Waggle WxSeNet node up on the roof at building 240!   Rajesh has been working the building management bureaucracy and slowly making progress… working planning, safety, etc. Of course Rajesh, the ultimate hacker, would do all the work himself if he were allowed, but the company managing TCS performs […]

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  • Preparing for our first deployment

    Posted on September 13, 2014 by beckman in Uncategorized.

    The team has been working long hours this summer preparing the waggle system for deployment outside in the harsh Chicago-land winter.  The School of the Art Institute has been designing the case and mounting equipment for the Array of Things project in Chicago.  Their designs look fantastic, since the Array of Things project is also […]

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