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Farm to Fridge: an industrial IoT (IIoT) love story

One of the great parts of my job is talking to industrial technologists from a wide variety of businesses. I had an interesting conversation recently with some people from a large dairy. Forget whatever image you may have; today’s large commercial dairies are extremely sophisticated enterprises that are always looking for new ways to leverage […]

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Of course machine learning can help you sort cucumbers

Google’s machine learning platform might be a few years from solving any of the world’s major problems, but for one farming family in Japan, the TensorFlow platform has already reduced the amount of time spent sorting cucumbers into standards. Makoto Koike, a former embedded systems designer, implemented the TensorFlow platform into his family’s cucumber farm. […]