Skip to comments.New Tech Plugs Human Brain into Desktop PC
Posted on 03/22/2005 10:03:22 PM PST by Selkie
March 21, 2005 10:02AM
"We can take someone's thought and put it on a screen," says Tim Surgenor, chief executive of Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, manufacturer of the device, which is called BrainGate Neural Interface System.
A Foxborough, Mass., company has developed technology that plugs a human brain into a desktop computer, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems has developed BrainGate, a product aimed at enabling quadriplegics to do things like surf the Web, write e-mails, play video games and operate TV remotes and telephones just by thinking.
"We can take someone's thought and put it on a screen," said Tim Surgenor, chief executive of Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, manufacturer of the device, which is called BrainGate Neural Interface System.
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Wait til it goes the other direction. From the computer to the brain. All that spyware will come in handy for someone!
That's both funny and scary.
So I guess in the future we can look forward to trial by computer
This has a lot of implications. Wonder what you would see on the screen if you thought about sex?
I might already be hooked up, I have to restart all the time
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