Direct brain input could be with us sooner than I thought – this nifty brain-wave reading headset will allegedly be ready for mass sale next Christmas. (via Engadget)
It’s not a new idea at all, but a usable, widespread instantiation could change the way we interact with computers profoundly. And raise all sorts of exciting new issues of privacy and openness. I predict a health scare at some point.
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After 20 years at the OU as an academic, I am now a self-employed consultant, building on my skills and experience in working with people, technology, data science, and artificial intelligence, in a wide range of contexts and industries.
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