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Way Back When (2): To Washoe Air & the “Pregnant Pause”

It was spring, 2013 in Northern Nevada. After releasing the initial version of WashoeBurn, a burst of change came quickly. Thanks to Larry‘s prodding, Washoe Air was a relatively quick changeover, moving from focusing on the narrow to the more broadly needed exposure of the underlying air quality information in addition to the location-specific “burn…
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Way Back When (1): From Idea to App Store

It was right before Thanksgiving, 2012. In a house with a fireplace in a jurisdiction that controls allowable burning due to periodic degraded air quality, I was in a quandary: how to know what the current restrictions were? At the time, the electronic outreach of responsible agency was poor; it was expected that those who…
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