DailyDirt: Brain-Controlled Robots... And Vice Versa?

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The general population might not be ready for brain implants for mind-controlled robots, but research on brain interfaces could eliminate the invasive surgery requirements for interacting directly with brain activity -- and then everyone might be able to test drive their own thought-controlled robots. Becoming a cyborg might not appeal to everyone, but remote controlled robots that are easy to operate might be a cool toy. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.
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Filed Under: brain, brain implant, cyborg, hmi, neural interface, prosthetic limbs, robots, tdcs, trans-cranial direct current stimulation, wearables

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    Stephen, 5 Jun 2015 @ 1:41am

    Scary Stuff

    A startup called Thync is working on a wearable device that could control your mood using electronic signals to cranial nerves.
    Sounds chillingly Orwellian. Dick Cheney's torturers would have loved to have access to such a device to instil fear and terror into their victims.

    And places like North Korea would doubtless have uses for it too.

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