Engineer Builds AI-Powered Sprinkler System to Keep Cats Off His Lawn

It turns out you don’t need a firearm and a mean mug to protect your turf. Robert Bond, a Systems Software Engineer at Nvidia, has shown that there are less intensive ways to get the job done. The personae non gratae in this case were cats that seemed to enjoy hanging out on Bond’s well-manicured lawn. Since he happens to be studying neural networks, the 65-year-old decided to see if there was a way he could combine his present field of study with his need to keep the encroaching felines at bay. Some people like cats so much they want to lick them; Bond finds them annoying enough that he staged an informal auditioned for NASA to keep them from pooping on his grass. The product of his motivations is a high-tech…


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