Open Source Project Mimics Yahoo Pipes on Your Own Machine

Huginn can notify you when your favorite sites are updated, aggregate your location check-ins over time, or warn you the day before it’s supposed to snow. But the most interesting tool may be the one that monitors keywords on Twitter and notifies you when everyone starts talking about stuff you’re interested in.

But that’s just the beginning. Developers can build more “agents” for the platform. The software is named after the ravens of Norse mythology, Huginn and Muninn, who travel the world collecting information for the god Odin.

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