Common Sense


Common Sense is a collaborative research project that builds in part on the N-SMARTS and Urban Atmospheres research projects.

We are not alone in exploring mobile participatory sensing. Projects working in the area of mobile, network-connected sensing platforms for public data collection include:

A few of the many projects that capture public geo-referenced environmental data sets include:

Thomas Paine Inspiration

“It is not in numbers, but in unity, that our great strength lies…”
Thomas Paine, Common Sense

“…[this work] may be the means of giving rise to something better. Could the straggling thoughts of individuals be collected, they would frequently form materials for wise and able men to improve into useful matter.” Thomas Paine, Common Sense

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