November 15, 2010


You've probably all heard of the Kinect and the fact that it only took about three hours after release before someone got it running on Linux. A lot more has been done in the mean time, and has a nice writeup of it.

As an aside, it turns out that one of the blogs I read, dadhacker, is actually written by one of the Kinect developers. It's just too bad he can't tell any behind-the-scenes tales. Ah well...

And, of course, there is also Johnny Chung Lee who has been working on Kinect. If you have seen any footage of a Wiimote being used for a cheap multi-touch screen, that was probably Johnny. He's even featured on TED.

Update: There is some more fun stuff over at Ars Technica.

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