Uchi Mata is considered the “Throw of Kings” and made my good friend Chuma Soita invincible in competitive judo. Chuma broke his neck executing this technique in a tournament and became paralyzed immediately. I still remember trying to comfort him when he asked me ‘Am I going to die’ and the feeling of despair, hopelessness […]
i was a starving entrepreneur when i passed outside anca’s place on 14th street 6 years ago. the sight of all the food stopped me. the room was full of people talking among themselves and nobody was eating – i crashed the party. i still remember the desert fruit cake when i finally looked up to see […]
plants including microscopic plants use co2 for photosynthesis during the day to convert light energy into chemical energy. oxygen and glucose are a byproduct of this process. at night plants respire, using oxygen to release energy from carbohydrates for their own metabolic needs. simply put during the day plants make food and at night they […]
in this presentation, we will go through the steps for building a smart aquaponics garden using a v2 smart controller. click on the expand button below to enlarge the view.
Kijani Grows Mini DIY V2 Controller The v2 controller Now that the sensor box, tank sensor adapter and capacitive level sensors are ready we can begin wiring them on the v2 smart controller. The v2 controller board is shown below V2 enclosure assembly First step is to protect your board using the v2 cardboard […]
Kijani Grows Mini DIY Aquaponics Kit Smart Aquaponics is a fun way to study STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) and to grow your own food. We designed this kit for Makers of all ages as a tool for reducing friction in integrated and project based learning. This kit is designed to make […]
so we went to our first hackathon at the summer of smart. teamed up with some amazing folks to build an application for urban agriculture in 48 hours. the team put a front end dash board and interactive garden mapping for our gardening projects from live data being streamed from our computer controlled demo garden in […]
it’s been 4 weeks since i submitted a pre-zoning application to the planning division for the city of oakland. for $500 the least i would expect is an acknowledgement or status update … that is asking too much … it would probably cost to acknowledge receiving documents they insist on. more painful than paying was […]