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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.



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