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The Fruits of Deep Learning: How Convolutional Neural Networks Support Robotic Harvesting and Yield…

The Fruits of Deep Learning: How Convolutional Neural Networks Support Robotic Harvesting and Yield Mapping Delicious deep learning Accurate and efficient fruit detection is of critical importance for robotic harvesting and yield mapping. No matter how sophisticated their grasping systems are, robots can pick only those fruits that their vision systems detect. Furthermore, […]

When technology meets agriculture in Bhutan

By . Related The World Bank in Bhutan The World Bank In South Asia When technology meets agriculture in Bhutan was originally published in World of Opportunity on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s […]

Keeping NAIP free & open

By: Charlie Loyd Late last year a leaked US Department of Agriculture slide deck revealed a worrying proposal: as soon as 2019, the data of the National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) could move from open data to a licensed system. That would be a shortsighted move, and we strongly encourage USDA […]

How One Man is Using a Drone and an Intelligence Platform to Reduce Farmers Losses: With Brendan…

How One Man is Using a Drone and an Intelligence Platform to Reduce Farmers Losses: With Brendan Carroll By Yitzi Weiner and Casmin Wisner “Global food security is a massive crises that doesn’t get spoken about enough.” I had the privilege of interviewing Brendan Carroll, founder and CEO of Skycision. What is your […]

Future Food Identities: understanding foodscape to shape a better food system

After almost one month in San Francisco, I can definitively claim to have found the topic for my Master graduation, well done! In this first month in Silicon Valley, I just followed and visited projects, startups and companies all around, to take inspiration from this amazing place, the most innovative, smart […]