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Professor Lucy Rogers is on location, finding out how every day technology is providing people with an engineering edge.

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In this expansion pack for Episode 6 - The Everyday Tech...Keeping Bees Buzzing, we looked at hive monitoring and in this final episode of the series, Lucy shares how she built her own home temperature monitoring kit.

Also see the project in detail through this article: is it hot in here?

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In Episode 6 Lucy discovers how temperature sensors are helping fight the decline of one of nature’s most important pollinators. She talks to Broodminder founder Rich Morris about hive monitoring, Beekeeper Sara Hilt about how she quintupled her bee population and Professor Christina Grozinger about how data from sensors powered by everyday tech could help reverse bee decline. 

Plus, can Lucy use the tech for herself to stop her ice-creams from melting?

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In this expansion pack for Episode 5 - Lucy talks to (at the time of recording) Ocado’s Chief Technology Offer Paul Clarke about dark kitchens and the future of food production and distribution.

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In Episode 5 Lucy discovers how humidity and moisture sensors are helping to revolutionise the way we grow our food. She talks to Adam Waterman at LettUs Grow about aeroponic farms that can manage themselves, and Le Lan Anh from Mimosa Technology on how everyday tech sensors are helping Vietnamese farmers manage scarce water supplies.

Plus, can Lucy use the tech for herself to keep her own plants alive when she’s off on her adventures? 

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The show that explores how everyday tech can be used in extraordinary ways. In this tongue in cheek expansion pack for Episode 4 - RFID tags, Lucy finds her lab going haywire when her RFID tagging gets out of hand…

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