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Re: All about Cats

September 11th, 2017, 5:56 pm

Curtains?? I live in London. Anyway, I would be jealous of the bot. Today I made the cats run up an down the stairs from "my" bedroom to the Pawbo ejecting their favourite snacks. It's pretty cool that you can actually see your pet, speak with them and know that everything is OK. I had an evil plan of installing one of the surveillance cameras in cat's loo to have a laugh every time they use it >:-D
 
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Re: All about Cats

September 11th, 2017, 6:02 pm

Traden4Alpha wrote:
outrun wrote:
katastrofa wrote:
I got Pawbo for my cats. Now I can communicate with them, play games (it has a laser pointer) and even give them snacks while I'm away from home.

Cool! Does it have a REST API you can build bots against? It should be doable to build a bot with reinforcement learning that automatically adjust its policy to maximize your cats activity (make it run up your curtains etc)

Just wait until the cats hack the Pawbo to order a Humbo on Amazon that pets the cats on command, helps them jump up on the counter, lets them go outside any time, feeds them treats, and has an automatic lap with adjustable warmth settings.

Once the cats have that they'll reprogram the locks. ;-)

I've seen this happen! The solution is to buy little VR goggles for your cat, and make it think it's accomplishing all that .. except it's happening in the virtual world.
 
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Re: All about Cats

September 11th, 2017, 6:52 pm

What is really annoying is when the cat brings you a mouse in bedroom when you are trying to sleep and starts to chew its head, knack, knack..
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Re: All about Cats

September 11th, 2017, 7:34 pm

Cuchulainn wrote:
What is really annoying is when the cat brings you a mouse in bedroom when you are trying to sleep and starts to chew its head, knack, knack..
Worse is when you wake up to a crunching sound and find your head inside the mouth of the bear. ( http://www.ibtimes.com/bear-bites-teen- ... ek-2563405 happened about 30 km from where I live.)
 
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Re: All about Cats

September 12th, 2017, 3:41 am

Traden4Alpha wrote:
outrun wrote:
katastrofa wrote:
I got Pawbo for my cats. Now I can communicate with them, play games (it has a laser pointer) and even give them snacks while I'm away from home.

Cool! Does it have a REST API you can build bots against? It should be doable to build a bot with reinforcement learning that automatically adjust its policy to maximize your cats activity (make it run up your curtains etc)

Just wait until the cats hack the Pawbo to order a Humbo on Amazon that pets the cats on command, helps them jump up on the counter, lets them go outside any time, feeds them treats, and has an automatic lap with adjustable warmth settings.

Once the cats have that they'll reprogram the locks. ;-)

What do you mean they'll "reprogram the locks"? How could they reprogram locks, man? They are animals!
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Re: All about Cats

September 12th, 2017, 10:29 am

katastrofa wrote:
Traden4Alpha wrote:
outrun wrote:
Cool! Does it have a REST API you can build bots against? It should be doable to build a bot with reinforcement learning that automatically adjust its policy to maximize your cats activity (make it run up your curtains etc)

Just wait until the cats hack the Pawbo to order a Humbo on Amazon that pets the cats on command, helps them jump up on the counter, lets them go outside any time, feeds them treats, and has an automatic lap with adjustable warmth settings.

Once the cats have that they'll reprogram the locks. ;-)

What do you mean they'll "reprogram the locks"? How could they reprogram locks, man? They are animals!
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Re: All about Cats

September 14th, 2017, 6:00 am

 
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Re: All about Cats

September 18th, 2017, 4:30 am

The pursuit of loneliness: how I chose a life of solitude
Someone hacked the surveillance camera systems at my home and my boxing club, and gave the material to some emo-freak (a.k.a. Guardian journalist) to write a social commentary about me and my cats :-O
 
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Re: All about Cats

September 18th, 2017, 9:36 am

“the long-distance run of an early morning makes me think that every run like this is a life- a little life, I know- but a life as full of misery and happiness and things happening as you can ever get really around yourself”   
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Re: All about Cats

September 18th, 2017, 9:40 am

Yeah, that's very Guardian-deep.
 
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Re: All about Cats

September 18th, 2017, 12:18 pm

Alan Sillitoe, The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner.

about a kid in juvie in england who ran cross-country.
He would lead the race and then stop before the finish.
He knew that he could win, and that's what mattered.
 
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Re: All about Cats

September 18th, 2017, 4:43 pm

Loneliness is a modern luxury.
 
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Re: All about Cats

September 18th, 2017, 4:49 pm

Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is one of my fav Iron Maiden songs.
 
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Re: All about Cats

September 18th, 2017, 7:18 pm

katastrofa wrote:
Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is one of my fav Iron Maiden songs.

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Re: All about Cats

September 18th, 2017, 7:20 pm

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Loneliness is a modern luxury.

 Running's always been a big thing in our family, especially running away from the police.
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