Deep learning cat prey detector

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’ve all been able to check on our kitties’ outdoor activities for a while now, thanks to motion-activated cameras. And the internet’s favourite cat flap even live-tweets when it senses paws through the door. “Did you already make dinner? I stopped on the way home to pick this up for you.” But what’s eluded us…… Continue reading Deep learning cat prey detector

Cats and lasers and (Raspberry) Pi, OH MY!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Keeping a modern cat entertained requires something more high-tech than a ball of yarn. The MagPi’s Phil King wonders if this is a purr-fect project… WARNING! LASER EYE! Don’t look into a laser beam, and don’t point a laser beam at a somebody’s head. For more on things you SHOULDN’T do with a laser, visit…… Continue reading Cats and lasers and (Raspberry) Pi, OH MY!

Project Floofball and more: Pi pet stuff

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s a public holiday here today (yes, again). So, while we indulge in the traditional pastime of barbecuing stuff (ourselves, mainly), here’s a little trove of Pi projects that cater for our various furry friends. Project Floofball Nicole Horward created Project Floofball for her hamster, Harold. It’s an IoT hamster wheel that uses a Raspberry…… Continue reading Project Floofball and more: Pi pet stuff

Petoi: a Pi-powered kitty cat

Reading Time: 3 minutes A robot pet is the dream of many a child, thanks to creatures such as K9, Doctor Who’s trusted companion, and the Tamagotchi, bleeping nightmare of parents worldwide. But both of these pale in comparison (sorry, K9) to Petoi, the walking, meowing, live-streaming cat from maker Rongzhong Li. Petoi: OpenCat Demo Mentioned on IEEE Spectrum:…… Continue reading Petoi: a Pi-powered kitty cat

I Created Meowdern Art By Mixing Classical Art With Cats

Reading Time: 4 minutes For Inktober 2017, I took my love of cats and classical art and mixed it together to created 31 ink drawings. These reference classic art pieces by fameows artists. I loved working on this project! More info: redbubble.com | Instagram Leonardo Gatinci’s Mewna Lisa Pablo Picatsso’s Bust of a Cat (Dora Meowr) Furrnando Botero’s Le…… Continue reading I Created Meowdern Art By Mixing Classical Art With Cats

Cat Virtual Reality Tracker | The Dodo

Reading Time: < 1 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-VSvsqODBI Cat Virtual Reality Tracker | The Dodo There’s A Virtual Reality Tracker For Your Cat Now Now you don’t have to worry about stepping on your cat when playing VR games! 😸 Video by: Laszlo Toth Source: https://twitter.com/dodo/status/862582820320854016

WHISKAS CATSTACAM™ ein Instagram für Katzen – Catstagram

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Wir glauben dem ganzen gibt es nicht mehr hinzu zu fügen 🙂 Viel spaß beim schaun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWofshPDFMA [mbYTPlayer url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWofshPDFMA” opacity=”.5″ quality=”medium” ratio=”auto” isinline=”false” showcontrols=”false” realfullscreen=”true” printurl=”true” autoplay=”true” mute=”true” loop=”true” addraster=”true” stopmovieonblur=”false” gaTrack=”false”] The Whiskas Catstacam is essentially a wearable collar camera that weighs in at just 1.5-ounces, and is designed to automatically take pictures from…… Continue reading WHISKAS CATSTACAM™ ein Instagram für Katzen – Catstagram

Geek Builds Cat Bed, Looks Like Chain Chomp from Super Mario Bros!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Chain Chomps made their first appearance in Super Mario Bros. 3, and bear a resemblance to a ball and chain. Shigeru Miyamoto’s inspiration for this character was from a childhood experience: a dog once tried to bite him, but fortunately, a chain held it back. As a result, this enemy also possesses canine qualities, like…… Continue reading Geek Builds Cat Bed, Looks Like Chain Chomp from Super Mario Bros!

10 Signs Your Robot Is trying to take over your home, and your Life!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ok this is now serious, if one of your robots has maybe only one of the signs we would be in danger. It’s only matter of time 😉 1. It’s slowly taking over your daily routine.     2. It’s been giving the side eye for a few weeks now. 3. It seems like it’s…… Continue reading 10 Signs Your Robot Is trying to take over your home, and your Life!

30 Geeky Pictures That Prove Cats Can Sleep Anywhere

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Geeky pet owners probably already know that their cat(s) can sleep just about anywhere, including tiny boxes, on top of heaters / air conditioners, in small holes in the corner, and apparently, on top of laptop keyboards. Simply put, they sleep up to 16-hours a day, so anywhere that’s warm and / or comfortable usually…… Continue reading 30 Geeky Pictures That Prove Cats Can Sleep Anywhere

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