Linked by weildish on Fri 12th Dec 2008 00:46 UTC
In the News In Japan at ATR Computational Science Laboratories, the first thoughts in history were successfully read via a computer -- and not just by guessing or even educationally guessing. Scientists began by showing test subjects the six letters that spell "neuron." Afterwards, by measuring the subjects' brain activity, they were able to reconstruct the six images and display them on a monitor. The images were fuzzy, of course, but obviously spelled neuron. ATR said that it's very possible that one day this technology will be able to read our dreams.
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RE[2]: Freaky and Pointless
by sultanqasim on Fri 12th Dec 2008 22:39 UTC in reply to "RE: Freaky and Pointless"
sultanqasim
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2006-10-28

I meant pointless as in it has no uses for anything good (sure, I can think of tons of evil and immoral uses though).

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RE[3]: Freaky and Pointless
by TQH ! on Sat 13th Dec 2008 10:04 in reply to "RE[2]: Freaky and Pointless"
TQH ! Member since:
2006-03-16

How about helping blind seeing?

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