The Future is Here
Big tech firms are trying to read people’s thoughts, and no one’s ready for the consequences.
Source MIT Technology Review
Artwork Elizabeth Hibbard
Curated by Alexander Zaxarov
In 2017, Facebook announced that it wanted to create a headband that would let people type at a speed of 100 words per minute, just by thinking.
Now, a little over two years later, the social-media giant is revealing that it has been financing extensive university research on human volunteers.
Today, some of that research was described in a scientific paper from the University of California, San Francisco, where researchers have been developing “speech decoders” able to determine what people are trying to say by analyzing their brain signals.
Read more at: MIT Technology Review