Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 10th Oct 2011 19:55 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Within the last few days we read the news about Apple's Siri AI personal assistant, and about a brain implant that lets monkeys control virtual limps & feel virtual objects. I believe that if someone is to also combine a few more technologies (e.g. high-res eyeware, appropriate operating system changes), we will be looking at the next user interface revolution, after the inventions of the computer mouse and touch interfaces.
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by No it isnt on Mon 10th Oct 2011 21:20 UTC
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I've been using my brain to control computers for years. The most practical brain-computer-interface I've tried so far is digital, i.e. using my brain to control the digits on my hands to strike keys on a keyboard. I especially like the feedback mechanisms, which are both visual and tactile, so that I can read the output immediately for easily calibration of the input mechanism. Often, I will intuitively 'feel' when the input is wrong, even without watching the output.

Yeah, it's amazing.

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