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  • September 21, 2015

    FarmBot Genesis V0.8 Documentation is now Complete!

    We just wrapped up the documentation for FarmBot Genesis V0.8! In this version, we added bills of materials for each sub-assembly, more detailed and photo heavy assembly instructions for each sub-assembly, and details for setting up the software and electronics....

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  • September 19, 2015

    FarmBot.io Brand Assests

    As part of the process of distinguishing our new company, FarmBot.io, from The FarmBot Project, we're giving ourselves a slight branding update. The FarmBot Project's logomark has always come in a 5-color version. For FarmBot.io, we're going to use the same logo...

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  • September 19, 2015

    Introducing FarmBot.io

    Two years ago I published a whitepaper describing an open-source technology called FarmBot and a vision for an Open Food Future. Since then I've been building two global communities to help me carry out this vision: the free-form FarmBot Project and the...

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  • September 9, 2015

    Installing Rick's First FarmBot

    Over the last month, I went on a roadtrip across the United States. It was mostly a vacation, though also an opportunity to hand deliver a V0.8 FarmBot to Rick in Chicago and film him talking about our software in...

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  • August 5, 2015

    FarmBot Genesis V0.7 Documentation Now Complete

    We've just wrapped up FarmBot Genesis V0.7 documentation! This version (and past versions) are now hosted on our new documentation platform: readme.io. We're really happy with how professional, useful, beautiful, and easy to follow these docs are. Since the last version of...

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  • August 5, 2015

    Introducing our new documentation platform: readme.io

    Good documentation is critical for any open-source project. Be it hardware or software or both, good docs help others understand the design intention, how to navigate the project, and how to go about making modifications. Without good docs, the project...

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  • July 16, 2015

    FarmBot Arduino Software Update - July 16, 2015

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] We just released a new version of FarmBot's Arduino software that makes acceleration and deceleration smoother and increases the maximum speed of the device. This improvement comes from using an interrupt based architecture rather than a delay based...

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  • June 29, 2015

    New Synchronization Architecture

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Since we started building the FarmBot web application, our method to synchronize data with the device has been as follows: The user opens up the web application in the web browser. When they do this, all of their...

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