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Windows 7: Researchers Train Minds to Move Matter

21 Jul 2009   #1
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 
Researchers Train Minds to Move Matter

Researchers Train Minds to Move Matter

Quote:
Learning to move a computer cursor or robotic arm with nothing but thoughts can be no different from learning how to play tennis or ride a bicycle, according to a new study of how brains and machines interact.


John Blanchard
GETTING THE SIGNAL In experiments, signals from the brain’s motor cortex were translated by a “decoder” into deliberate movements of a computer cursor .



The research, which was carried out in monkeys but is expected to apply to humans, involves a fundamental redesign of brain-machine experiments.
In previous studies, the computer interfaces that translate thoughts into movements are given a new set of instructions each day — akin to waking up each morning with a new arm that you have to figure out how to use all over again.
In the new experiments, monkeys learned how to move a computer cursor with their thoughts using just one set of instructions and an unusually small number of brain cells that deliver instructions for performing movements the same way each day.
Read on
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/21/health/21brai.html

Well well.
WOW.
This is TRULY awesome. I am really excited about this. If you thin touchscreens are the future of the computer..... I got news for you.
Think about it. Implant this in people once they reach a certain stage in their lives, and we can control a computer with our MINDS. How COOL is that?

~Lordbob
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21 Jul 2009   #2
septprince

Window 7 build 7600, Xp pro(VM)
 
 

cool stuff...........
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21 Jul 2009   #3
jim84

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

There was an episode of House where a patient used something like this.
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21 Jul 2009   #4
Orbital Shark

 
 

After the controlling of cursors with our minds will follow 'uploading of martial arts & helicopter lessons'

The matrix is happening people, COOOOOL
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21 Jul 2009   #5
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
After the controlling of cursors with our minds will follow 'uploading of martial arts & helicopter lessons'

The matrix is happening people, COOOOOL

do u want the red pill or the blue pill?




Jack O'Neill had the 'gene' already anyway
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21 Jul 2009   #6
Orbital Shark

 
 

red pill all day long
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21 Jul 2009   #7
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

worth it!
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21 Jul 2009   #8
binded

Vista Business X64 / Win 7 RC X64 / Win t X64 RTM no activation
 
 
sure till hacked

lol sure this is cool untill its hacked and some one controls you to do there bidding

lol
i can see it now


hell they all ready wanta to rfid people that goto and stuff

before you know it you get the inplant in ya palm then goto the store and just wave your hand over the cash out and boom done with payment

till some smart ass gets the idea o if we just mug some one cut off there arm and swipe away they go
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