Google’s machine learning platform might be a few years from solving any of the world’s major problems, but for one farming family in Japan, the TensorFlow platform has already reduced the amount of time spent sorting cucumbers into standards.
Makoto Koike, a former embedded systems designer, implemented the TensorFlow platform into his family’s cucumber farm.
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The goal was reducing the amount of time his parents spend sorting cucumbers, which can reach eight hours per day at peak harvest