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Can You Say Automation?
I interfaced my Progeny Debian box with my Lutron Automated Lighting Controller using Perl. That with Apache, MySQL, Everything, and a homebrewed node, I can control every ACL light in my home via the web.
Damn nice, but every once in a while, I get a friend playing with my lights during the middle of the night. I still need to implement restrictions on the app rather than restrictions on the box.
I love Perl!
I make decisions, and my brain carries them out
My brain makes the decisions, and I observe them (if I'm lucky)
I make some decisions, and my brain makes others
My spouse makes decisions and I and my brain carry them out
I wrote a program to relieve me and my brain from the burden of decision-making
The black-helicopter people project the decisions into my brain and then I do as ordered
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