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Farmers’ Heads are in The Cloud…Literally – Food-Growing Computers Vision for the Future of Crop Production

TED Talk with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) director Caleb Harper, and listen to how he describes a future in which we could grow delicious, nutrient-dense food indoors, anywhere in the world, by connecting growers with technology.

If that headline left you scratching your head, you’re certainly not alone. But the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has an impressive track record of taking on real-world challenges with innovative technologies that at first seem far-fetched. In this TEDTalk, MIT lab director Caleb Harper describes a future in which we could grow delicious, nutrient-dense food indoors, anywhere in the world, by connecting growers with technology.

Watch the TED Talk to see Harper’s food-growing computers, equipped with Heliospectra’sLED lights, and catch a glimpse of what the future of farming might look like.