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  • September 11, 2014

    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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  • August 28, 2014

    FarmBot V4 Universal Tool Mount Testing

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Check out this video of the FarmBot V4 Universal Tool Mount in action! [/et_pb_text][et_pb_video admin_label="Video" src="http://youtu.be/L-dJef9fXNM" /][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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  • August 15, 2014

    OpenFarm - Learn to Grow Anything, Now on Kickstarter!

    We just launched a Kickstarter campaign for OpenFarm, a free an open database for farming and gardening knowledge! OpenFarm came out of the need for FarmBot to access structured, detailed data for how to grow a plant in a specific environment with specific growing practices....

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  • July 9, 2014

    FAB10: Hope and Fun

    This blog post was originally written by FarmBot contributor Tim Evers, whom the project sent to attend the FAB10 Conference in Barcelona to learn, network, and share our work here at the FarmBot Project. This weekend I was at the FabFest...

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  • June 23, 2014

    Weighing in the Options: FarmBot on SkyNet

    This blog post was originally written by FarmBot contributor Rick Carlino. I was recently asked over email about our decision to use Skynet for the Farmbot Project. For those who don’t follow my usual antics, Farmbot is an opensource agricultural robot that aims...

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  • June 18, 2014

    New FarmBot Wiki

    Since publishing the FarmBot Whitepaper, I have had a wiki for the project using the wikispaces platform. This was initially chosen because it was simple to setup and simple to use because of it's WYSIWYG editor and that it is a completely...

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  • June 13, 2014

    FarmBot - Now Online

    Today the software development team hit a big milestone: bringing FarmBot online and controllable via the web browser. Our software uses the SkyNet.im platform to open up a web socket between the user's browser and the device itself. This allows...

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  • April 9, 2014

    The FarmBot Foundation

    Some people with eagle eyes may have noticed the footer of this website reading: "© 2013-2014 The FarmBot Foundation." What exactly is the FarmBot Foundation you may be asking? Well, it is my envisioned non-profit legal entity that will function...

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  • March 27, 2014

    My Personal Goal

    I get asked all of the time: "What is your goal for the FarmBot Project?" The question usually comes in two contexts. The first, is the context of the project at large, in which case I repeat back our Mission...

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  • March 3, 2014

    FarmBot Becomes Shuttleworth Foundation Funded

    We are very excited to announce that Rory Aronson, the FarmBot Project's inventor and organizer has been accepted into the Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Program! The foundation advocates for and funds only open-source projects, and their team is poised to make...

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  • February 24, 2014

    FarmBot + Skynet Instant Messaging

    FarmBot needs to be able to communicate with a cloud based server in order to receive instructions and to send back acquired data. SkyNet is an open communications platform and API for the Internet of things that allows us to...

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