Farmers

02.26.14
Monsanto pushes Big Data-driven planting but farmers are skeptical
02.26.14

Monsanto pushes Big Data-driven planting but farmers are skeptical

Some farmers are worried that with the latest push from seed manufacturers, their planting techniq...

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08.09.12
Chemical sensors could detect plants' cries for help, reduce need for pesticides
08.09.12

Chemical sensors could detect plants' cries for help, reduce need for pesticides

It's a terrifying thought, but science suggests that when under attack, plants cry for help. Invis...

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01.09.12
Japanese 'Dream Project' looking to kill bugs with LEDs, harvest crops with robots
01.09.12

Japanese 'Dream Project' looking to kill bugs with LEDs, harvest crops with robots

No, they aren't harvesting us just yet, but Japan is putting in place a plan that could see autom...

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08.06.11
North Korea employing MMO hackers to fund government
08.06.11

North Korea employing MMO hackers to fund government

What's a dictator to do when his third-world economy is wheezing along on its last legs? Hack som...

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04.08.11
BBC suggests gold farming may bolster poorer economies
04.08.11

BBC suggests gold farming may bolster poorer economies

Who says gold farmers are devilspawn and deserving of a fate worse than death? Well, a lot of MMO...

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01.28.11
Blizzard strikes gold sellers with Paypal notices
01.28.11

Blizzard strikes gold sellers with Paypal notices

Last week, Blizzard sent out strongly worded complaints to Paypal, accusing many gold-selling compa...

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08.04.10
15 Minutes of Fame: Cory Doctorow on gold farming
08.04.10

15 Minutes of Fame: Cory Doctorow on gold farming

From Hollywood celebrities to the guy next door, millions of people have made World of Warcraft a p...

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08.04.10
Gold Capped: Finding and keeping farmers
08.04.10

Gold Capped: Finding and keeping farmers

Every week, Gold Capped (from Basil "Euripides" Berntsen) aims to educate players about how to mak...

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