Kinect helloworld – under construction

A few days ago I decided to write the most useless program in the world: a kinect program that makes you appear invisible… As it always happens on the Internet someone had already written it (here is his project called the “Invisible Man”:  – very inspirational!) so, I wrote the “invisible woman” that didn’t exist so far… :p Here’s a first video. The program is still under construction, I plan to change a lot of things:

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Winnie: a framebuffer window system

A few weeks ago, I started a minimal window system, which performs software rendering on the linux /dev/fb0. My aim was to learn some systems programming and familiarize myself with concepts like event and device handling, memory management, window management, drawing on the framebuffer, IPC mechanisms etc (and certainly not to create a full linux window system! :)p) I call the program winnie and the code is available on github here:, and lp.

The program is not finished yet and I don’t know if I ever finish it, since I came up with new project ideas again.. Nevertheless, you can see some videos of the development stages below if you are interested (most recent first):

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