SKMS - yes, I made that up. But look here to see that Microsoft has released an SDK to connect Windows machines to Kinect. It's something I've been thinking about for months. I'd like to use Kinect to administer SQL Server. I understand that many people feel compelled to say that a Kinect interface for SQL Server is a complete waste of time and totally unnecessary. But wouldn't it be fun to try SQL Kinect Management Studio? I wonder if the Kinect SDK can make calls to PowerShell.
UPDATE: As a reader commented below, SQL Kinect has already been done.
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About John Paul Cook
John Paul Cook is a Technology Solutions Professional for Microsoft's data platform and works out of Microsoft's Houston office. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. He is experienced in Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database application design, development, and implementation. He has spoken at many conferences including Microsoft TechEd and the SQL PASS Summit. He has worked in oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. John is also a Registered Nurse who graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics and is an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. He volunteers as a nurse at clinics that treat low income patients. Contributing author to SQL Server MVP Deep Dives
and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2
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