Friday, July 10, 2009

Hacking the Brain

I guess my posting of about the iThink article in MacLife was timely...

People are beginning to consider one of the implications of the emerging field of neural engineering - the possibility of hacking into an interconnected brain-computer interface. The question of neurosecurity is addressed in this article I saw linked on Neatorama:'s article end w/ a reference to the excellent neuroscience blog that I check out regularly.

Of course, it is already possible to hack into the mind without a direct interface...

For example: hypnosis, mind control, and this snazzy device-

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