[extropy-chat] Neural Internet:Web Surfing with Brain Potentials

Keith Henson hkhenson at rogers.com
Tue Dec 12 17:59:16 UTC 2006

At 05:28 PM 12/11/2006 +0100, Giu1i0 wrote:


>If future BCI research can overcome the mentioned constraints of the 
>current brain-computer communication systems, then the following scenario 
>could be reality in the not too distant future: is sitting paralyzed in 
>his wheelchair but can chat with a relative in another city, play chess 
>with a friend in another country, search the World Wide Web for 
>information, and even buy or sell articles. And all that without any 
>voluntary muscle control, solely by the power of his thoughts. Cogito ergo 

Probably.  But in the slightly longer range, people will look back on this 
time with wonder because the underlying biological problems will be repairable.

Neat stuff, thanks for finding.


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