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LightUp Pitched Their Prototype. Now Their Device Is On The Market

LightUp Pitched Their Prototype. Now Their Device Is On The Market

In 2013, while they were enrolled at Shenzhen-based hardware accelerator HAXLR8R, Tarun Pondicherry and Josh Chan created a prototype of an educational electronics system they called LightUp. It was a crude mockup—Pondicherry recalls spray painting their single, painstakingly-constructed prototype in an alleyway—but their concept was a big one: a snap-together... Read more »

By , 03/19/2015 @ 10:51 am

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Weed-Pulling Robot is Like a Roomba for Your Yard

WeedDroid Saves Your Grass

Amaranthus palmeri, commonly known as pigweed, has long threatened cotton and soybean crops in the southern United States. More recently, it’s begun to develop a resistance to glyphosate, a common agricultural herbicide—posing a problem so grave that farmers in Texas lobbied the EPA last year to let them deploy the severe... Read more »

By , 03/12/2015 @ 1:32 pm

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