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Thank you for everyone who voted Terrabeasts for Local Peoples' Choice award at NASA Space Apps Challenge New York 2017! 
Please feel free to look around to learn more about Terrabeasts.

 

 
 

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Origin of the Terrabeasts...

From far far away in the galaxy, the Terrabeasts came to Earth and needs to go back to space! Feed your Terrabeast low carbon footprint foods to send it back home to its galaxy!

Welcome to Terrabeasts! Eat responsibly...Save the Earth

 

 

 

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WHy

 

With the growing levels of greenhouse gases on the planet, the team wanted to build an app that is both a game and educational where we could show users the impact of every meal they eat every day.

 

CO2 Equivalent Mixing Ratio (PPM) vs Year

The greenhouse gas inventory shows an accelerated rise in concentrations in recent yeras. Credit: NOAA
 
 

GHG Emissions Per KG of Meat

Source: Chatham House "Changing Climate, Changing Diets," 2015

The protein choices that you make at every meal are actually very significant because different protein sources have widely varying levels of CO2 equivalents (CO2e). CO2e is the measure of greenhouse gases emitted throughout a product's entire life cycle.

 

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HOW

Terrabeast is a digital pet that grows when you feed it photos of the food that you eat. At mealtimes, your Terrabeast will remind you that it is hungry. Your Terrabeast will also evolve based on the carbon footprint of the food that you feed it.

 
My friend said she would feed it worse foods to get the ‘bad’ Terrabeast because it’s so cute.
— From an attendee at #SpaceAppsNYC

(Disclaimer: we do not advocate this behavior :)

 
 
 

Behind the scenes, Terrabeast uses a combination of user generated data plus Clarifai's AI image recognition app, plus the CO2e database for food.

 
 
 

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The Terrabeasts

Come back to see more Terrabeasts photos!

 
 

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Our Human Engineer Friends

 

Alex Zaman

 

Gloria Chow

 

 

 

Michelle Ng

 

Skanda Mohan 

 

 

 

Tim SHin

 

 
 
 
 

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CONTACT US

Stay tuned for more features, including nutritional information, league tables, #terrabeasts on social media, and more Terrabeasts!