An analysis of innovation in the ag-tech (sustainable agricultural technology) industry

Leafy green crops.
Leafy green crops.
MaryamSaleel2002, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

What is innovation?

The role of vertical farming

Ag-tech


Supply chain analysis

Photo by Daniel Eledut on Unsplash


Reaching a satisfactory level of workplace communication is critical because no matter how skilled of a professional you are, you must learn to get along with others.

Pikrepo (CC0)
  • Ask what took you so long to make that little icon or logo?
  • That micromanaged your designs to the point where they were deciding what colour certain interface elements should be or where they should be positioned?
  • That told you they could be considered the users of the product, and there was no need to test with or research the users?


As Master Yoda would probably say “Live forever you will not.” How I came to terms with death as an “eternal slumber.”

A close up of the Star Wars character Yoda.
A close up of the Star Wars character Yoda.
Kory Westerhold, via flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Finding out I would die one day and finding comfort in the promise of eternal life.


A designer’s guide to

Designing digital products is always challenging, but designing a complex system is another level of difficulty.

Bird’s eye view of a round stone labyrinth.
Bird’s eye view of a round stone labyrinth.
Photo by Victor Garcia on Unsplash


Short answer, they’re not, but when I became pregnant with my first child, I started to have doubts as to whether there was some truth to it.

Scrabble game with the word gender spelled out.
Scrabble game with the word gender spelled out.
Gender by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images

Like many expecting parents, my life partner and I each had a preference of gender for our baby. I was surprised to discover the shocking reason behind mine.

Life as a privileged child was my benchmark for happiness


A TIPS AND TRICKS GUIDE

Are you miserable at work? Do you feel misunderstood, like your boss is incompetent, unfair and/or doesn’t understand you? Well buckle your seatbelts, you’re in for a “you’re not alone” ride!

Person holding the side of sunglasses showing off a colored tooth in a cocky and cool sort of pose.
Person holding the side of sunglasses showing off a colored tooth in a cocky and cool sort of pose.
Photo by Clark Van Der Beken on Unsplash

I used to think there was only one ‘correct’ way of working.


A sequence of mobile interface wireframes representing a user flow.
A sequence of mobile interface wireframes representing a user flow.

How this all came about

Introducing the company


How I identified the problem

A last-minute change of plans to get to the airport

Samantha Da Silveira

Experience designer based in Luxembourg. Curious about everyday problems and how to resolve them. https://www.samanthadasilveira.com/

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