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  • Jan 23, 2015
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    Your next boardroom

    I was doing some background research on a story I’m working on called next-gen cabs, specifically about some display screen interfaces that act like your iPad. For example, with future cab displays it is likely that you’ll be able to access the internet, view and interact with multiple screens, and, using more than one finger, configure your screen or initiate commands, a technology called “multi-touch” technology....More
  • Oct 10, 2014
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    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 Mayim Bialik, who plays Sheldon’s geeky girlfriend on the Big Bang Theory, is the host, and Allen Funt has been replaced by son Peter as co-host.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

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