I spent some time during Thanksgiving to build an automatic cat feeder but I’m just now getting around to writing something about it. Our cats want to be fed at 6am but I don’t want to get up to do so. This aims to get them fed and back to bed without waking us up! All the good stuff after the break. Continue reading
I spent part of an afternoon developing a hardware RSS reader (most of my time was spent on the python side of things).
It’s pretty simple and uses an AVR microcontroller connected to a computer via a serial cable.