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  • January 22, 2015

    Our Launch Strategy

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Crowdfunding is our strategy of choice to launch the first ever widely available FarmBot hardware. This has actually been the strategy since I wrote the FarmBot whitepaper about 1.5 years ago and these are the reasons why:...

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  • January 22, 2015

    Welcome to the Open-Source Future

    A common misconception I have heard when I tell people about the FarmBot Project is that being open-source rules out the possibility of making money. Plain and simple, that is absolutely not true. In my opinion, being open-source is the...

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  • January 21, 2015

    FarmBot Shoutout at the Open Hardware Summit

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Thanks to our friend Tristan Copley Smith for mentioning the FarmBot and OpenFarm projects in his talk at the 2014 Open Hardware Summit! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video admin_label="Video" src="http://vimeo.com/110682816" /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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  • January 1, 2015

    Genesis V5 Documentation is Complete

    I've admittedly got a little behind on my documentation and will be catching up over the next week. Today I finished up the documentation for FarmBot Genesis V5 Hardware, or at least what is worth documenting! This round begins to...

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  • December 11, 2014

    The FarmBot Web App Manual Control Page

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] We've been working hard on the design of the manual control page of the FarmBot web app and we want to show you what we've been up to. As we learn more...

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  • December 11, 2014

    FarmBot Sequence Builder and Web App Roadmap

    As the FarmBot hardware continues to improve and we polish up the core functionality of our embedded codebases, it is time to start looking at how users will use their hardware in meaningful and fully configurable ways. We have decided to...

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  • November 24, 2014

    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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  • November 7, 2014

    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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  • October 24, 2014

    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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  • October 12, 2014

    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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  • September 27, 2014

    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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