Hi, I’m Adriaan 👋

I’m a technologist with a background in mechanical engineering and software development. I’m looking to apply my skills to have a positive impact on our climate. Current interests include AgTech, energy and IoT.

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IoT Greenhouse for Low Cost Automated Watering

I’m a trained mechanical engineer practicing as a software engineer and love growing my own food. I’ve been developing my skills in working toward closed loop food production, efficient propagation, soil health and compost at a community garden in Melbourne. The garden is currently all manual, including the watering roster. This mostly works well, but sometimes people forget. And this is a problem in hot weather, when not watering for a day can wipe out weeks of seedling growth in the greenhouse....