[permaculture] Man working against himself and his environment: Video: Swarming Teams of Robo-Farmers Will Change the Face of Agriculture | Popular Science

Lawrence London lfljvenaura at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 21:04:20 EST 2012


More industry propaganda...crude, ignorant and counter-productive.

Man working against himself and his environment:  Video: Swarming Teams of
Robo-Farmers Will Change the Face of Agriculture | Popular Sciencehttp://
www.popsci.com/technology/article/2011-12/video-prospero-swarming-farm-bot-wants-change-face-farming
:Farming has always been about man, says David Dourhout, but man is now the
limiting factor in agriculture. The future of farming is not about getting
more efficiency out of each farmer--the human farmer has already been
pretty well optimized by technology. Rather, the future is about getting
more production out of each tract of farmland. The future, in other words,
is Prospero <http://news.discovery.com/tech/zooms/swarm-bots-111221.html>,
Dourhout’s swarming, game-theory-crunching fleet of autonomous
robo-farmers."


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