1. Microsoft’s Project Florence turns a plant’s electrical impulses into messages

    Microsoft’s Project Florence turns a plant’s electrical impulses into messages

    Be it Miles Davis’ Sketches of Spain or a nocturne from Chopin, many budding gardeners will tell you that playing music for your plants boasts real benefits. But what if those same plants could actually talk back? Led by post-doc researcher Helene Steiner — an artist-in-residence for Microsoft Research’s Studio 99 program — the answer to this question may not be entirely unreachable.

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    1. We can almost create moods of the plant, and abstract the message that comes back.
    2. We were kind of caught off guard a little bit, because this raised a lot of visibility across the company.
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