Vertical Farms – Challenge

As more and more people move to live in urban centers the food requirements for them grow. Its estimated that by the year of 2050 nearly 80% of the human population will live in urban centers. According to the newest estimates, the populace numbers will rise up to 3 million during this period. Now, to feed the populace with enough food, new land the size of Brazil should to be cultivated (if we presume that farming practices continue as they are practiced today). Today, in the world, around 80% is used of  the land mass suitable for raising crops. How can we prepare for the future and satisfy the food requirements? – One of the best potential solutions is the vertical farming.

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Leap Motion – a new way of interaction

Imagine a future where instead of using a boring computer mouse you could navigate to a web page, browse your favorite photos or even play a game by moving your hands and fingers in a specific way. Good new innovations in technology only come around every few years and even rarer are the innovations that have the power to change how we interact with our devices.

Straight from a science fiction movie aiming to change the way we interact with the computer comes the Leap Motion Controller – ‘a tiny device with a huge idea’. The idea behind it is to use natural hand movements to do actions we would normally do with our mouse or touch pad.

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