The First Successful Demonstration Of Brain-To-Brain Communication In Humans

George Dvorsky, World Wide Web Foundation, Sept 03, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Awesome (and a little bit scary): "For the first time ever, neuroscientists have demonstrated the viability of direct — and completely non-invasive — brain-to-brain communication in humans. Remarkably, the experiment allowed subjects to exchange mentally-conjured words despite being 5,000 miles apart. It's the neuroscientific equivalent of instant messaging." Meanwhile, DARPA's tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system. And reserachers are studying the use of brain signals to operate drones. Via Metafilter.

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