Hacker, inventor, and former Microsoft Program Manager trains crows to do his bidding.
March 5, 2008 12:36 AM Subscribe
is a novelist, hacker, and inventor whose Crow Vending Machine trains crows to pick coins off the ground in exchange for peanuts
training principles. Previously
. So far, he's only succeeded with trained crows
and banded crows, but he hopes to teach wild crows to use the device and collect some of the $215,000,000 in change
lost in the United States each year.
That, or he'd like the crows to learn how to take part in Search & Rescue operations, or maybe locate criminals, or pick up garbage. Josh has lots of ideas
. Also, crows are pretty cool
! Researchers at Cambridge think they are as smart as primates