Karin E. Jaffe

Karin E. Jaffe

Rohnert Park, CA

Sonoma State University & Oakland Zoo

Professor & Research Affiliate

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Published on Jul 11, 2016

11 months later...

It has been almost 11 months since we launched our experiment.com campaign, and we're still busy! We wanted to let our backers know that their support of the Lemur Smart Feeder Project continues to...

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Published on Dec 22, 2015

New Year, New Smart Feeder Update

Hello Smart Feeder Backers!As 2015 comes to a close we wanted to share one more update on the Lemur Smart Feeder Project this year. Penny, Nicole and Kaysie will be finished collecting data on the ...

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Published on Oct 28, 2015

Talking Lemurs and Smart Feeders with Local College Students

On October 20, 2015, Dr. Andrea Jones' Introduction to Physical Anthropology class visited the Oakland Zoo and stopped by the lemur exhibit to learn about lemurs and the smart feeders. Here, the c...

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Published on Sep 21, 2015

A Successful Installation!

On Sunday, September 21, 2015, our team met at Oakland Zoo to install the smart feeders in the lemur exhibit! Here are photos documenting this exciting step in the project. If you would like to see...

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Published on Sep 17, 2015

Progress! Building the Smart Feeders

Thanks to the generous donations of our backers, our project was funded last week, and we are happy to report that all materials have been purchased and that the smart feeders are being built! Here...

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Published on Sep 01, 2015

Thank you! We're more than half way to our goal!

We're half way through our funding campaign and we have some exciting developments to share. Here are the highlights:* We 'introduced' the lemurs to the smart feeder prototype--a resounding success...

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Published on Sep 01, 2015

VIDEO: Protecting the 'Brains' of the Smart Feeder

So the lemur smart feeders are 'smart' because an an Arduino board tells the motor when and for how long to spin a PVC pipe containing food (watch the video showing this HERE). Pretty cool, isn't i...

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Published on Aug 31, 2015

VIDEO: Watch the lemurs using the smart feeder!

Lemurs investigating the smart feeder. Note food at the bottom of the device.On Sunday, August 30, 2015, the Lemur Smart Feeder team gathered at the Oakland Zoo lemur exhibit to see...

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So proud of you Penny!
May 06, 2016
Using smart feeders to increase lemur activity and stimulate human interest
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Thanks!
Oct 29, 2015
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Thanks-Penny and Liz did a great job!
Oct 28, 2015
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I noticed the squirrel photobomb, too! :)
Oct 28, 2015
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So cool!
Sep 18, 2015
Using high-tech toys to improve foraging in captive rhinos
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Thanks Mark!
Sep 17, 2015
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We will!
Sep 17, 2015
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Thanks Geri! We're really excited!
Sep 10, 2015
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Thank you Steven for your support! We'll be letting all the backers know when the feeders are up so you can see them in action! Karin
Sep 10, 2015
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Kathy!I think this funding model could be HUGE for many of us at SSU--stay tuned!
Sep 10, 2015
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Thanks for your support Raymond! We appreciate it!
Sep 09, 2015
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Thanks Raymond for your support! Love your post Prancing Papio BlogSpot post! You're a HUGE help!
Sep 09, 2015
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