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Scientists have connected the brains of 3 people, enabling them to share thoughts

October 10th, 2018 at 10:48 am » Comments Off

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Neuroscientists have successfully hooked up a three-way brain connection to allow three people share their thoughts – and in this case, play a Tetris-style game. The team thinks this wild experiment could be scaled up to connect whole networks of people, and yes, it’s as weird as it sounds. […]



VR is helping amputees feel their prosthetics as if they belonged to their bodies

September 2nd, 2018 at 9:38 am » Comments Off

Researchers at EPFL developed a system that combines virtual reality with artificial tactile sensations to help amputees feel their prosthetics as if they are a part of their body. Via Mashable



Five emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between human and machine

August 24th, 2018 at 9:24 am » Comments Off

The 35 must-watch technologies represented on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2018 revealed five distinct emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between humans and machines. Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), play a critical role in enabling companies to be ubiquitous, always available, and connected to business ecosystems to […]



Disrupting death: Technologists explore ways to digitize life

August 5th, 2018 at 9:58 am » Comments Off

New technologies are opening the door to near-everlasting life as well as a myriad of ethical and philosophical questions. Technologists are working on a variety of ways to avoid death — including uploading your brain to a computer. Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and beyond are attempting to disrupt what has long been seen as one […]



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.



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