TAG Radio: “My dad said, ‘Don’t grow food, do tech.'”

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What role does education play in global connectivity? How does innovation signal industry disruption and market transformation? Where do we find the next generation of farmers?

In this episode of TAG Radio, Caleb Harper, principal investigator and director of the Open Agriculture initiative at MIT Media Labs, discusses bio- digitization and more with host Frank Baia, president of Globalspeak.

About Caleb Harper

Caleb Harper, Principal Investigator, Director, Open Agriculture at MIT Media Labs

Caleb Harper, Principal Investigator, Director, Open Agriculture at MIT Media Labs

An engineer turned urban farmer, Harper is working to reverse the global food crisis by revolutionizing agriculture as we know it. At MIT, he leads a diverse team of engineers, architects, urbanists, economists and plant scientists in the exploration and development of future food systems. Together they are innovating what Harper dubs the “Food Computer” – a disruptive, open-source, scalable, controlled-environment agriculture technology platform.

Caleb will keynote at the 2017 Georgia Technology Summit, March 23rd at Cobb Galleria Centre. Get your tickets today.

Organization Type: Education/Institution
Industry: Other
Focus: Innovation/R&D

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