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Computer system transcribes words users “speak silently”

April 11th, 2018 at 10:28 am » Comments Off

MIT researchers have developed a computer interface that can transcribe words that the user verbalizes internally but does not actually speak aloud. The system consists of a wearable device and an associated computing system. Electrodes in the device pick up neuromuscular signals in the jaw and face that are triggered by internal verbalizations — saying […]



No more secrets! New mind-reading machine can translate your thoughts and display them as text INSTANTLY

April 4th, 2018 at 8:03 am » Comments Off

Researchers say they have developed a machine that can translate our thoughts The astonishing machine will analyse what you are thinking and display it as text Scientists hope that the machine can be used by people who are unable to speak



BrainQ aims to cure stroke and spinal cord injuries through mind-reader tech

March 6th, 2018 at 2:14 am » Comments Off

Israel-based BrainQ is a new neurotech startup hoping to take on brain-computer interface (BCI) companies like Braintree founder Bryan Johnson’s Kernel and Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk’s Neuralink.



AI just learned how to boost the brain’s memory

February 16th, 2018 at 1:52 am » Comments Off

By triggering precisely timed pulses of electricity to the brain, researchers can essentially use one black box to unlock the potential of another.



Will we ever be able to upload a mind to a new body?

February 12th, 2018 at 11:51 am » Comments Off

In Altered Carbon, the body no longer matters. As one character quipped: “You shed it like a snake sheds its skin.” That’s because the human consciousness has been digitized, and can be moved between bodies—both real and synthetic.



World leaders just decided that the next step in AI is augmenting humans

February 12th, 2018 at 11:22 am » Comments Off

Think that human augmentation is still decades away? Think again.



According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, these are the most dangerous and disruptive ideas

January 23rd, 2018 at 10:18 am » Comments Off

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.



The most futuristic predictions that came true in 2017

December 29th, 2017 at 12:58 am » Comments Off

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the present, and all the wondrous and horrific things it has to offer, for granted. As a reminder that we’re actually living in the future of a not-so-distant […]



Human legacies when robots rule the world

November 6th, 2017 at 10:20 am » Comments Off

Machines have been displacing humans on job tasks for several centuries, and for seventy years many of these machines have been controlled by computers.



Researchers have linked a human brain to the internet for the first time

November 4th, 2017 at 9:23 am » Comments Off

A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical engineering.



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