Open Agriculture Data Alliance

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Antechinus

Open Agriculture Data Alliance

Modern production agriculture has the potential to dramatically improve crop yields and reduce environmental impacts by enabling farmers to properly evaluate past, current and future farm management decisions through analysis of agronomic data generated in the field. However farmers are currently overwhelmed with walled gardens of incompatible data generated by their existing systems (geodata images, logs, reports, charts). Farmer’s want the hardware and software systems they use to interoperate – that is, to share information and be able to adequately rely on each other to help support decision-making. Learn more.

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Mar 27

Who Is Vitalik Buterin?

Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin is a programmer, writer, founder of Ethereum, the decentralized web 3.0 publishing platform and co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine, a website and print magazine that covers Bitcoin-related topics.[1][2][3] In 2014, Buterin won the World Technology Award for the co-creation and invention of Ethereum.[4] Buterin was born in Russia, grew up in Canada, and currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.

WIkipedia / Vitalik Buterin

Author at BitCoin Magazine

Vitalik Buterin has beaten Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to win the World Technology Network (WTN) award for IT software

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Mar 23

Joan Blades: Living Room Conversations Primer

Joan Blades

Joan Blades

DOC (6 Pages): LRC General Information Packet

MoveOn, MomsRising, and now LivingRoomConversations

Generic meaningful social experiments in nurturing citizens in community. Note that the issue to be addressed communally is presented in Round 3, Rounds 1 and 2 are about building trust & understanding. There are a total of 5 rounds in two hours.

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Mar 22

Open Power: Electoral Reform Short Brief (4 Slides)

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This is the new short brief (4 slides) that is being circulated to those interested in having a conversation about electoral reform in 2015 and what it might mean in relation to electing an honest effective government in 2016.

PPT (4): Electoral Reform New Briefing 1.2

Easy to view JPEGS below the fold.

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Mar 22