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Home Automation with Perl and X10

YAPC Houston, TX, 06/25/2007

Slides for this talk are available here.

Looking for a plant watering system that checks with the weather service before turning on the pump? Or a way to switch on your living room lights via Gaim over the Internet? Hard-reboot your buggy router every week?

With Perl and cheap X10 hardware, it's easy to come up customized home automation solutions. This talk presents a few examples from a somewhat unusual household.

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