Recap of reMIX South August 6, 2011

reMIX South was held on August 6, 2011. The date coincided with the 20 year anniversary of the WorldWideWeb (and consequently we had a chocolate mousse cake and party afterward). The tracks included: User Experience Web Mobile/Tablet Kinect I decided to go to the opening keynote, and the Kinect track only. This blog post contains […]

Recap of Atlanta Code Camp 2011

I had a good time as an attendee and presenter at Atlanta Code Camp 2011, held June 25, 2011 at Southern Polytechnic University in Marietta, GA (suburb northwest of Atlanta, GA).  I used to live in Marietta, so it was good to be back in an area where I had many good memories.  The organizers said […]

Microsoft Releases Noncommercial Kinect SDK

Microsoft announced a release of the noncommercial version of the Kinect SDK.  I provide the link to the SDK in this blog post.  I also provide sales data from June 2011 showing that XBox 360 sales have been increasing. I had blogged about Kinect hacking in May 2011, noting that developers have been calling this activity hacking (an edgy term) instead […]

Microsoft Kinect Hacking

I recently went to a presentation at the local Atlanta .NET Users’ Group on the Microsoft Kinect. The device has been one of the fastest selling game devices in history (a Guinness World Record for selling 8 million units in the first 60 days). The technology behind the device is based on machine learning algorithms. […]