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Pivarium, Snake Monitoring with a Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

From Easily Distracted via Raspberry Pi Pod:

It’s been a while since there’s been a new addition to the family and I’d forgotten how much preparation is involved. All the familiar concerns that I remembered from when the boys were born came flooding back: you need to make sure the new arrival is not too hot or cold, provide a safe environment that they can’t escape from, ensuring they’re safe at night…

Snakes, I’ve discovered, are a lot like children. Except easier to feed.

Anyway, faced with such challenges there is only one response: make some stuff to help.

Of course when the boys were born, the Maker community wasn’t as well established and, Raspberry Pi, the core of many IoT projects had yet to be born itself. So this project gave me an opportunity make up for it now. The Pivarium deals with the the main requirements mentioned above.

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