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 _xmv on Mon 15th Dec 2008 13:54 UTC in reply to "RE: Freaky and Pointless"
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2008-12-09

what about this help us understand how the brain works.
what about this let you communicate with people in a coma

what about.. you guys are really short minded, and thinking that saying one thing that sound full of sense to you must be the strict truth and the Good/Right thing(tm)

what about.. thinking a bit deeper. that'd help humanity as a whole ;) even I am probably missing half the stuff. But i do try not to.

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