People are "hacking" the Kinect to do some amazing things :
-Two students at Germany’s University of Konstanz bolted a Kinect to a helmet, creating a bare-bones navigational system for the blind.
- Ken Conley of Willow Garage, sells a $500 open source robotics kit that incorporates the Kinect. The previous non-Kinect version cost $280,000 !
"When DIYers combine those cheap, powerful tools with the collaborative potential of the Internet, they can come up with the kinds of innovations that once sprang only from big-budget R&D labs."
After all, it was a $400 Hobbyist kit from Altair that started the PC revolution.
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The 10 Skills are:
1. Sense Making
2. Social Intelligence
3. Novel and Adaptive Thinking
4. Cross-Cultural Competency
5. Computational Thinking
6. New-Media Literacy
8. Design Mindset
9. Cognitive Loadset
10. Virtual Collaboration
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