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Drones, tractor hacks and robotic sprayers: the technology of farming

Farming may not be the first industry that comes to mind when we think of technological advancement, but that’s changing — fast. Agricultural giant John Deere, for instance, just spent $305 million to buy a robotics company. The farm machine manufacturer has been around for almost two centuries, but it too has felt the need to keep up with changing trends and tools, says Deanna Kovar, a marketing director for John Deere. Its acquisition, Blue River Technology, is a startup that makes agricultural robots capable of identifying weeds and other unwanted plants, and dosing them with high-precision sprays of herbicide. The…

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Opinion: Technology is a huge threat to humankind; this means you, Silicon Valley

Technology, which has made our lives incomparably better, is now one of the greatest threats facing humankind.All of the marvelous gadgets we’ve invented are not only thoroughly reinventing us, but they are doing it in ways that give us no idea of their full impacts. In short, we are undergoing a transformation/revolution that affects every aspect of our being — our brains, bodies, institutions, the entire world.It’s nothing less than The Revolution of Everything. For instance, MIT engineers have recently developed naturally conductive gold leaf that can be placed directly…

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Decoded: What your yawn means

Things a yawn could mean beyond tiredness   If you think yawning is a mere indication from your tired body to take a nap or a relaxing break, you need to give it a thought again! You might have experienced that despite being vigilant, you still yawn. If facts are to be believed, yawns are contagious, more so if it’s a friend who is yawning. What could be the other possible causes? We decode. Does yawning really mean your body lacks oxygen?   Many of us have this misconception that…

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Samsung Galaxy Notice 7 Iris Scanner Tipped Once more by means of Clean Leaked Photo

Samsung is predicted to unveil its upcoming Galaxy Be aware 7 at an Unpacked event on August 2. Running as much as the launch, loads of leaks have began to trickle via and the today’s one offers itself in the form of an alleged front panel Picture of the phablet. The display panel has been leaked by way of Android Authority, and it suggests the house button reduce out at the lowest wherein the fingerprint sensor is likewise predicted to be embedded. The strangely increased number of holes on top…

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