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Nat Morris is a maker with a penchant for home automation. The latest gadget he made uses an Arduino clone with ethernet capability and some bits and pieces from inkjet printers to feed his dog via Twitter. He even has an IP camera to keep an eye for when the dog seems hungry.

[via Arduino Blog]

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In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens’ educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.


  • ameyring

    Very sweet! We need to ration our puppy’s water during the day so he doesn’t drink all of it and pee in the house before we get home. I can see doing this feed method during the hot summer months, though. One suggestion for you is to have the food drop in a bowl so it doesn’t roll around collecting dirt or roll into a spot the dog can’t reach.

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