I was invited to participate in a panel of the digitization of farming and agriculture at the 2022 editions of Canada's Farm Show in Regina. The panel itself was far reaching and got into some advanced but relevant topics. If you'd like to learn more about the future of agriculture, give it a watch.
Combining fibre and wireless connectivity, Guifi.net focuses on empowering local communities and individual users as a grassroots organization that seeks social empowerment as well as the recognition that access to the Internet is a human right.
As the agricultural industry is transformed by technology, farmers are embracing the hacker ethos, and this includes connectivity. Farmers often have access to heavy equipment, and therefore the ability to take the Internet into their own hands.
Philip is among a growing number of technologists who decide to take measures into their own hands and create their own Internet access, for themselves, and their neighbours.