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Xbox Kinect's not racist, but media can't resist the story

TheSeattleTimes writes: I hate having to write about this sort of thing, but some people are clinging to the debunked story that Microsoft's Kinect doesn't recognize black people.

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MariaHelFutura2538d ago (Edited 2538d ago )

Cause regardless if it`s true, it`s hilarious.

Nitrowolf22538d ago

lol i am still laughing at this "MS developing racist technology"

MariaHelFutura2538d ago (Edited 2538d ago )

Who ever doesn`t find that funny, sucks.

Racist Technology. LOL.

Someone the other day said "The tech of the future has 50s standards" I`ve been laughing about that one on and off all day.

MariaHelFutura2538d ago (Edited 2538d ago )

Kinect should come w/ a rope, a cross and some lighter fluid.

edit: KKKinect. LOL.

Come to think of it. Their Kinect debut did look like a clan rally.

SSKILLZ2538d ago

@MariaHelFutura lol ,thats fucked up bro.

MariaHelFutura2538d ago (Edited 2538d ago )

I`m coloured folk.... Kinect hates me. LOL.

ConanOBrien2538d ago (Edited 2538d ago )

Then I guess that means Apple is racist, as the iPhone is only available in black

Lulz, even my black cat and my doberman are racist.. woof!

uxo222538d ago

Enough already, haha, we get it.

TheREAL-HyDRo1x2538d ago

It's racist! Why don't lighter complexioned people have to turn on the lights?

4Sh0w2538d ago

Well I had fun with it yesterday and been playing all night with my family, so I knew it was BS, but yesterday some fanboy said I must work for microsoft just because I said kinect works well for me and I'm black. Anyway, I'm not offended by all the racist jokes, most racist are too cowardly to say it to someones face so it doesn't bother me.

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_DragonSlayer_2538d ago

"Rodney King voice" Can't we all just get along....

SmokexFFx2538d ago

It's a catchy headline that's for sure.

DigitalRaptor2538d ago

Why would anyone think it's racist?

It's just an unfortunate drawback, that Microsoft should have got right.

gigaware2538d ago (Edited 2538d ago )

You're mistaken for sure from a owner with dark skin. I have no problems with one lamp on with a 80 watt bulb. Works with every light on and with little light. Never tried it in the dark because I don't watch TV in complete dark. Kinect is no more racist than a T100 Terminator or a Predator is.

CYCLEGAMER2538d ago (Edited 2538d ago )

I have not had a single problem with Kinect, no twitchy legs, broken arms, it also recognizes my face without a problem.

Why does race excite people so much? I don't get it, especially when its not true. Even though it has been proved to be false people still latch on to this "story". DUMB!!

Lol at the disagree's, you people are just racist pricks.

StanLee2538d ago

The problem is calling the gaming industry's blog and opinion culture "media". Sensationalism draws hits, simple as that. The gaming "media" will never have the credibility of other entertainment mediums because they don't have the integrity.

Moonboots2538d ago

"It's just an unfortunate drawback, that Microsoft should have got right. "

Hello???? Did you even read the opening description? It's BS, FUD, propaganda. So stop with perpetuating false information.

Weaksauce11382538d ago

Someone needs to read past the headline...

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