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Kinect Hack: A dancer in the machine

The new Kinect game console addition to Xbox has been used for a lot of different art works, including this; from JoyStiq:

1n0ut, an artist collective specializing in multimedia performance-based art, has created a Kinect hack both beautiful and inspiring to behold. Titled "Versus," it sees a real-life dancer giving lessons to a digital model. Just imagine: Here’s a future where we can teach our computers how to Dougie.

Continue on to JoyStiq see the video

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Beth Kelley is a writer and researcher with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.