Tech to reading minds is on its way

“Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimeters inside your skull.” A phrase from George Orwell’s novel 1984 that refers to the surveillance world the characters live in but where they at least have their brains and minds to themselves.

We are becoming more and more supervised and Facebook and Elon Musk’s Neuralink are now announcing that they are building technics that can read our minds. Mark Zuckerberg’s company is funding research on brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) that can pick up thoughts directly from your neurons and translate them into words. The researchers say they’ve already built an algorithm that can decode words from brain activity in real time.

Musk’s company has created flexible “threads” that can be implanted into a brain and could one day allow you to control your smartphone or computer with just your thoughts. Musk wants to start testing in humans by the end of next year.

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