European hacker Hector Martin did in three hours what it took a $2,000 bounty to get NUI Group forum user Alex P. to do late last week. An open source Kinect hack... without an Xbox 360.

This particular Kinect hack is available to the public, however, it's pretty code-heavy. Still, if you've got the head for it and you're absolutely desperate to get Kinect to work with your PC, this is what you get: