03 February 2012
“MIND-READING technology continues to give us hope. It already allows people in a locked-in state to communicate, and has given a paralysed man the ability to produce simple vowel sounds. Now neuroscientists have gone one better, eavesdropping on brain activity and converting it into speech (see “Telepathy machine reconstructs speech from brainwaves“).
Great news for people who are trapped inside their own bodies, but what about the rest of us? Is there any danger of misuse? . . . Read Complete Report