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Friday, April 01, 2011

I wonder what happens if you scratch your nose?

Don't get me wrong. I think this is a great first step and pretty nifty to need nothing more than your computer and a camera.

For more info go to http://www.gmail.com/motion

PS Of course, I didn't consider the date when I read this. It was an April Fool's joke by Google. But there are people working on this sort of thing, using such things as a Microsoft Kinect camera: Google’s Gmail Motion Prank Turned Into Reality.

Ah well, I've always been pretty gullible, and the Internet is great for pranks. But I thought I should amend this post to reflect what should have been obvious.

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