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“Case was twenty-four. At twenty-two, he’d been a cowboy, a rustler, one of the best in the Sprawl…jacked into a custom cyberspace deck that projected his disembodied consciousness into the consensual hallucination that was the matrix.”
– William Gibson

Neural Correlates of Spiritual Experience


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Overall, the study introduces a novel method for investigating brain correlates of personally meaningful spiritual experiences and suggests neural mechanisms associated with broadly defined and personally experienced spirituality.

Wearable MEG


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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180321145121.htm

A new generation of brain scanner, that can be worn like a helmet allowing patients to move naturally whilst being scanned, has been developed. It is part of a five-year Wellcome funded project which has the potential to revolutionize the world of human brain imaging


Wearable Silent Speech Device


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https://drive.google.com/open?id=17lqeMXy2B1wsvx5Y47HkM6xbnr-Dpo7T

Work from MIT Fluid Media Labs.


Mapping Consciousness


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We use the statistics of movement—much
like cryptographers use the statistics of language—to find a mapping between neural activity and motor variables

Bumps on the Road to the Future


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A cyborg mid-life crisis.


Brain Chip


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“…development of a unique “’brain-implantable’ system-on-a-chip (SoC) for bi-directional brain-computer interfaces (BBCI) aimed at solving neurodegenerative disorders.”


Celebrity Investment in Brain-Computer Interfaces


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Doesn’t hurt to have Elon Musk in the BCI space. But I think the AI element is more hype than we need just now – elementary motor function interfaces before tackling APIs for “intelligence”?

 


Distributed Power for Distributed Intelligence


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BCI news


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Implanted chip enables man to move arm with thoughts


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Man with paralysis plays Guitar Hero using chip implanted in his brain