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Two German engineers have turned the Wii Balance Board into a computer input device for doing such things as flying over Google Earth and controlling avatars in Second Life.

Fly in Google Earth using the Wii Balance Board [via]

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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