Computing at the Speed of Thought

By Nicholas Longtin | November 2007

Great strides in the brain / computer interface domain recently. Researchers at the Wadsworth Center (apparently affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh) have created a brain/computer interface which enables severely disabled people (completely unable to move their limbs) to do complex computing tasks like writing Word documents and sending email.

They have even taught a monkey how to control a robotic arm to grab food and feed itself. All with the power of the mind.

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It gives me hope that I might see the day where I can toss out my keyboard and mouse and simply put on my thinking cap…