[LINK] Data drought

David Boxall linkdb at boxall.name
Wed Nov 23 14:22:01 AEDT 2016

On 23/11/2016 2:06 PM, David Boxall wrote:
> Looks like decades of procrastination have finally caught up with us.
And no, we don't just want it for Netflix:
> FARMERS are battling to gain access to the mobile and fixed broadband connectivity they need to tap into the global digital agricultural revolution.
> The revolution promises to change the face of agriculture, allowing farmers to shift their focus from managing paddocks and herds down to square metres and individual animals.
> The Australian Farm Institute’s 2016 report Implications of Digital Agriculture and Big Data found: “As agriculture becomes more exposed to ‘big data’ the number and size of files being uploaded and downloaded from farm mach­inery platforms will increase dram­atically.”

David Boxall                         | "Cheer up" they said.
                                     | "Things could be worse."
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                                     | Sure enough, things got worse.
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