Herding animals remotely

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Years ago, Tim and I invented a company called SHEIP, one of XPT’s clients, who were developing animal networking technology that would enable sheep, for example, each to have individual IP addresses and to be herded remotely. It’s good to see that this kind of technology really is in development, even if it’s not quite ready for prime (beef) time: “A farmer would control multiple herds from a single server at home as if they were playing a video game, said Zack Butler, of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.” (From New Scientist, June 7, 2004, via Engadget and Roland Piquepaille).