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  • Oct 10, 2014
    blog

    Today’s Farm Requires Access to Wireless Broadband

    By Jonathan Adelstein As a native South Dakotan who’s devoted much of my career to strengthening rural America, I’ve seen my share of farm equipment. So I’ve been delighted twice this year to observe John Deere’s latest machinery in action. ...More
  • Oct 9, 2014
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    When technologies go wrong

    Remember the TV prank show, Candid Camera? It was one of my favorite shows growing up. Now it has been revived and modernized to fit popular culture, which, today, is inundated with automated technology and digital devices. Even the hosts have changed to a younger, more technologically savvy generation . Mayim Bialik, who plays Sheldon’s geeky girlfriend on the Big Bang Theory, is the host, and Allen Funt has been replaced by son Peter as co-host. It was raining a few weekends ago, so I happened to catch a few episodes while working inside....More
  • Sep 15, 2014
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    Climate Basic and Pro offer hyper-local weather monitoring for farmers

    Climate Basic, Climate Pro could help farmers get a step up on the weather, crops....More
  • Apr 14, 2014
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    Take a look at Google Glass

    Offer this week to buy hottest wearable tech may not be for you, yet. But this video shows how the system works....More
  • Mar 10, 2014
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    Sponsored: Raven’s SmartYield Pro offers new data management system

    Douglas Prairie, Raven product manager for planter, seeder and harvest controls, reveals the details of SmartYield Pro, a new precision system that offers data analysis for the farm. The system has been tested on over 40,000 acres and results showed accuracy of over 97%....More
  • Jan 30, 2014
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    Crisis shows value of the smartphone

    We rely on technology more than we even know, and it's a darn good thing....More
  • Jan 20, 2014
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    Talking tech all the time

    It's winter meeting season time and my chance to talk with farmers....More
  • Nov 4, 2013
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    Tech interest far from waning

    Talking with groups the last couple of weeks I'm learning there's a lot to learn. Yet the benefits of that knowledge will bring a big pay-off....More
  • Oct 24, 2013
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    Tablet wars heat up in time for Christmas

    The Apple iPad Air loses a lot of weight, Microsoft pushes the envelope with its Surface line and Nokia enters the tablet business....More
  • Sep 26, 2013
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    Keeping up to date  

    Clouds, iPhones, Androids - all of them need updating, some are just easier than others....More
  • Sep 20, 2013
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    Making your iPhone new  

    Apple releases new operating system for the iPhone that offers new look, added features....More
  • Jun 14, 2013
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    What more should a smart phone do?

    Apple's announcement of its new operating system this week shows a new look, but complainers wanted more?...More

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