Brain Interface

Whether to improve our cognition or as a lasts desperate attempt to survive while waiting for better bodies to replace our ailing ones, brain interfaces which allow us to communicate directly with technology are already on their way. Experiments have been performed with monkeys thousands of miles apart with one brain controlling the other monkey's actions. At the moment it takes months of training and computer learning to determine which signals do what, but with the ever exponential increase in computing power that time will be significantly reduced in future.

So rather than asking Siri out loud how many calories in a banana, perhaps one day just thinking the question will be enough for a flood of information to appear in your mind ready for you do dive into and review?

This section will keep you up to date with the latest developments and real world examples of the continuing blurring between man and machine.

Brain Interface Blog Posts

Nexus Book Review (Ramez Naam)
02-Sep-2019 A thought-provoking book with the same thorough detail given to the near future as Iain M. Banks does to the far future culture universe.

Recent News

Brain implants could bring technological revolution

Guardian - 10-Sep-2019

Paralysed people could walk using brain implants by 2040

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Electrical stimulation of specific brain regions of mice led to a new memory

Scientific American - 27-Aug-2019

“Memories, you’re talking about memories” - Deckard, Blade Runner 1982

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Zapping the brain to cure morbid obesity

Metro - 19-Aug-2019

May be the last option to save morbidly obese - already successful in mice

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