In the last 60 years the West World has revolutionized the ways of breeding, planting, harvesting and storing grains. The ability to cover vast amounts of land with the same type of crop without losing it all to a pest, or a disease, is impressive. Additionally, we (as an species) have been able to automate […]
Can we open source farming?
The more I learn and work in the field and in the technology that will work on the field, the more I found that farming needs open source tools. From protocols and equipment, to digital tools. As one of the oldest professions of the Antropocene, agriculture has evolved from the transmission of knowledge from generation […]
Please keep your WholeFoods Heirloom tomatoes for the end of the article. The World is facing a great challenge. We need to reduce our carbon footprint, but at the same time keep producing the same or more amount of food, and distributing it around the world. Globalization and the Internet make us know each other […]
FoodNet, the “cloud” in the land
Have you ever heard of the term “the cloud”? Maybe, in phrases like: “Save it in the cloud” or “Is backed up in the cloud“? This cloud is nothing more than a distributed network of data-centers that allow faster replication, lower latency and almost-instant recovery. During the last 60 years, agriculture has been a field […]
ESTO ES UN BORRADOR. LÉASE COMO TAL. Durante los últimos 50 años el mundo ha sido testigo de una de las revoluciones más importantes para el planeta. La Revolución Verde. Luego de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, con Europa destruida y los Estados Unidos fortalecido política y militarmente; se introduce el concepto de los pesticidas químicos. […]