Machine Learning & Cucumber Farming

This is such a beautiful article about how a farmer’s son in Japan implements a Machine Learning model for a repetitive classification task.

How a Japanese cucumber farmer is using deep learning and TensorFlow

“It’s not hyperbole to say that use cases for machine learning and deep learning are only limited by our imaginations. About one year ago, a former embedded systems designer from the Japanese automobile industry named Makoto Koike started helping out at his parents’ cucumber farm, and was amazed by the amount of work it takes to sort cucumbers by size, shape, color and other attributes.”

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