Militarizing Your Backyard with Python

Computer Vision and the Squirrel Hordes

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Tue, Mar 20th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

As part of the PyCon US 2012, Kurt Grandis explains his long-standing struggle against the evil squirrel hordes that have invaded his garden and shows you how to build an automated-sentry that can shoot water at them. This is how nerds fight their wars.

Has your garden been ravaged by the marauding squirrel hordes? Has your bird feeder been pillaged? Tired of shaking your fist at the neighbor children? Learn how to use Python to tap into computer vision libraries and build an automated sentry water cannon capable of soaking intruders.

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