The Future of Food? Grow Your Own – Automatically

Imagine this: an indoor appliance the size of a washing machine that feeds, monitors and returns regular crops of salad leaves, tomatoes, herbs, brassicas and potatoes, and does so with a minimal use of water and electricity. All you do is plumb it in and feed it with seeds and nutrients every now and again

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Boosting Your Personal Bandwidth

I am keen to improve my productivity. But I’m not a great fan of rules to structure your working day. Rather, I want a technological solution to make the most of those golden moments when I’m firing on all cylinders.

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Frugal Innovation and the Maker Movement

Charles Leadbeater’s idea of ‘frugal innovation’ seems particularly timely having spent the weekend at Manchester Maker Faire.

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