At $99.99, ThinkGeek Inc.'s RFID Experimentation Kit comes with cool stuff like radio frequency identification (RFID) tags; a USB-based RFID reader; and instructions for RFID projects such as door locks, an RFID login for Windows XP and an RFID-enabled employee time clock.
This tool could be a great way to test the innovation and capability of new hires. Toss them a kit and see what they can do. Or test it yourself as a tribute to your own technology talent.
Shamus McGillicuddy, a former news writer for SearchCIO.com and SearchCIO-Midmarket.com, is now news editor for SearchNetworking.com. Write to him at email@example.com.
This was first published in May 2007