Rural, Poverty, Rural culture, Population, Rural area, United States

Blockchain chickens and computer vision pigs

On Nov 18, 2020
@lmatsakis shared
Talking with @xrw about their new book Blockchain Chicken Farm was one of the highlights of my year. "The nature of being human is that there are still people who are pushing back against authoritarianism, whether it’s loud or not." https://t.co/Mj3zasFjXk
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An interview with Xiaowei Wang, author of the new book Blockchain Chicken Farm.

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On Nov 18, 2020
@lmatsakis shared
Talking with @xrw about their new book Blockchain Chicken Farm was one of the highlights of my year. "The nature of being human is that there are still people who are pushing back against authoritarianism, whether it’s loud or not." https://t.co/Mj3zasFjXk
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Blockchain chickens and computer vision pigs

Blockchain chickens and computer vision pigs

An interview with Xiaowei Wang, author of the new book Blockchain Chicken Farm.

The Untold Technological Revolution Sweeping Through Rural China

The Untold Technological Revolution Sweeping Through Rural China

In “Blockchain Chicken Farm,” Xiaowei Wang documents how technology is transforming the lives of China’s rural poor.

Countryside fit for a superpower? Inside China’s colossal rural revamp

Countryside fit for a superpower? Inside China’s colossal rural revamp

Beneath the veneer of Xi Jinping’s ambitious agricultural plan farming communities remain marred by homelessness, poverty and unstable markets

Launch of 5G connects and disconnects communities

Launch of 5G connects and disconnects communities

The launch of 5G results in faster connection speeds for users while perpetuating the digital divide among communities in America.  

Imagining Rural Revitalization

Imagining Rural Revitalization

Although extension services exist, women routinely face biases in accessing extension services, as is the case in many developing countries. By then, food demand will have increased by an ...

Why Supporting Small-Town Social Innovation Matters

Why Supporting Small-Town Social Innovation Matters

Curious what social innovators are working on in Appalachia, the Navajo Nation, and rural Minnesota? We ask Ashoka Fellows.

Land O’Lakes CEO: Farmers Are in Crisis—and America Isn’t Paying Attention

Land O’Lakes CEO: Farmers Are in Crisis—and America Isn’t Paying Attention

Commentary: Midwest floods have worsened rural America's farm crisis in 2019, writes Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford.

Rural Roundup: Closing Rural Hospitals Leads to Higher Mortality Rates

Rural Roundup: Closing Rural Hospitals Leads to Higher Mortality Rates

The mortality rate in a rural community that loses a hospital increases by an average of 5.9 percent, researchers at the University of Washington report. / City celebrates its role in ...

Transforming food systems for a new era: Supporting prosperity through mobility and rural reinvigoration

Transforming food systems for a new era: Supporting prosperity through mobility and rural reinvigoration

Rural areas play an essential role in supporting societies. Increased mobility and rural reinvigoration could support prosperity in these areas.