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How Linux Helped Chickens, Environmentalists, and a Pirate!

Nov 07, 2008, 22:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jesse Casman)

"As a practitioner of the software arts, my lack of electronics knowledge has always bothered me. Ive browsed a few books and tinkered a bit, but aside from that could I find a useful project to bring on some learning fun? I pondered that question one night while gazing at the moon. It was bright enough to see raccoons high in a tree next door, which sent me briefly into a panic trying to remember if I had shut the door on the chicken coop. Four small spring chickens have little to protect them at night - aside from someone or something remembering to close the coop door. Perhaps something could remember better than someone to close the door? Would a silicon "Chicken Sitter" be a feasible project?"

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