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FarmBot: Live

Here is a stream of the latest FarmBot V6 hardware! This setup is in my laundry room next to a window and I am able to manually control it from our web application at my.farmbot.cc. Note, you may see a...

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Website Revamp

We just updated our website to have a modern, non-hacked together theme! We're now able to easily add fancy animations, image sliders, full screen video backgrounds, and more. We're hoping that you find it to be more visually appealing, professional,...

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FarmBot Genesis V5 Universal Tool Mount Overview

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Check out this video overview of the V5 Universal Tool Mount! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video admin_label="Video" src="http://youtu.be/JIVe0dvgx6w" /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Year 1 Application

As the November 1 deadline approaches for applying/re-applying for the Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship, I am looking back on the application that I sent in nearly 1 year ago allowing me to start a fellowship back in March. What an amazing opportunity...

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The FarmBot Open Value Network

How might we build FarmBot into a business that is open, transparent, equitable, and scalable? An Open Value Network is a framework in which a network of people can collectively create value under an agreement where each contributor has the opportunity to be...

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Contemplating Using Gratipay

I've recently come across a service called Gratipay. In essence, one can pledge to give money each week to people or teams for the work they are doing. What makes it interesting is that it is all based on having...

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Hardware Monetization Strategies

In the last blog post, I outlined our reasons for and potential paths to commercialization concluding that it is commercialization, or monetization, that is a necessary component to bootstrap the FarmBot Project towards community sustainability. In this blog post are strategies that could...

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Our Reasons for and Paths to Commercialization

The primary focus at the FarmBot Project is to build a community around using and developing FarmBot technology much like how the RepRap Project has done. This means community sustainability must be reached whereby the technology grows, the community thrives, and the work is accessible to...

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Strategy for Growing the FarmBot Community

Since writing the FarmBot Whitepaper I have known that this project would never become a reality without the help of others. For one, I recognize that I do not have all of the skills and resources necessary to create a functioning...

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FarmBot Video for The Hackaday Prize, semifinals

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Check out this video update of the newest FarmBot hardware and web application for our Hackaday prize Contest Entry! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video admin_label="Video" src="http://youtu.be/Qjcd4jt8eEM" /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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