Great Job, Internet!: Media-savvy dog has a Twitter account that tweets whenever he barks
We’re not exactly telling tales out of school by suggesting the internet is overrun with cats and dogs. Photos, videos, memes, GIFs, inspirational posters—the list goes on, ad infinitum. But what amount of this content has actually been uploaded by our furry companions? Due to their inherent lack of opposable thumbs, exactly 0.00 percent.
Until now, that is. Because the world’s first doggie-operated Twitter page is officially a thing. Henry Conklin, a very-much-human computer science student, recently set up the aptly-titled @OliverBarkBark account. And with the initial administrative housekeeping out of the way, every tweet now posted comes courtesy of his four-legged pal Oliver.
“Oliver has always been quite vocal, and recently I decided that his thoughts and comments needed to be shared with the world,” Conklin says in a newly-posted blog. To turn this whim into reality, the tenacious techie transformed his Raspberry Pi computer …