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The future of indoor agriculture is vertical farms run by robots

Back in the good old days, farming was easy. Throw some seeds in the ground, keep it watered, pray to your preferred deity to spare your crops from pestilence and wait for harvest season. But with the global population closing in on 7 billion mouths… Source: Engadget | The future of indoor agriculture is vertical …

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Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens

Walmart is anxious about the safety of its food following bacterial outbreaks for lettuce and other food, and it's hoping technology will set shoppers' minds at ease. It's telling its leafy green suppliers to use a blockchain system (designed with IB… Source: Engadget | Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens

Amazon brings Whole Foods delivery to Chicago and four more cities

Amazon's Whole Foods delivery service still covers a relatively small area, but it's seemingly growing by the moment. The internet giant has expanded the Prime-based grocery deliveries to Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and San Antonio, t… Source: Engadget | Amazon brings Whole Foods delivery to Chicago and four more cities

Food delivery drones take flight in China

You don't have to wait for food delivery drones… if you live in the right part of China. Alibaba's online meal giant Ele.me has been cleared to use drones for delivering orders in Shanghai's Jinshan Industrial Park. The initiative won't deliver dir… Source: Engadget | Food delivery drones take flight in China

Traeger Timberline 850 review: BBQ goes high tech

Good barbecue is a slow process. And I'm not talking about grilling. I'm talking about real BBQ — the "low and slow" smoking of beef, chicken, pork and a whole host of other foods. Walk into any reputable barbecue restaurant and the pitmaster will t… Source: Engadget | Traeger Timberline 850 review: BBQ goes high …

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John Deere bought an AI company to optimize crop spraying

Want to know how pervasive AI is becoming in seemingly all facets of daily life? Just ask Deere & Company. The John Deere brand owner just acquired Blue River Technology, which uses machine learning and computer vision to target herbicide spray… Source: Engadget