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Old 05-15-2012, 10:57 PM   #1
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Talking MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone

http://www.theverge.com/2012/5/15/30...kickstarter-35

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...t-for-everyone

Watch the video, I want one but I'm not sure if/how I would use it?

How would you use it?

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Old 05-15-2012, 11:25 PM   #2
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:43 PM   #3
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LOL, this is fantastic.
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:04 AM   #4
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i don't get it...seems pretty useless to me...
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:10 AM   #5
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so... its just a USB input board with a different way to connect things?
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:12 AM   #6
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Cute, but I have no desire to turn fruit into a controller, when I already have more ergonomic controllers.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:08 AM   #7
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i don't get it...seems pretty useless to me...
This thing would be awesome for prototyping user interfaces. Just make the buttons out of something like legos, and connect this to them to make them clickable on the PC!
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:20 AM   #8
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It seems useless if your mental capacity limits you to think of it as a controller for a toy. For other people that can just imagine other uses, as conditional inputs, for instance, the possibilities are vast. Think 1's and 0's!
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if someone can come up with something actually useful for this, i'm all ears.

the only use i can maybe think of is for people with limited mobilty or very young children to interact with a pc...

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It seems useless if your mental capacity limits you to think of it as a controller for a toy. For other people that can just imagine other uses, as conditional inputs, for instance, the possibilities are vast. Think 1's and 0's!
if you can do that, just use a pic, basic stamp or arduino. all pretty easy.
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if someone can come up with something actually useful for this, i'm all ears.
Same here, now I'm looking at this.
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