Brain Implant

I snaffled this one from Io9. The woman is controlling a cursor with her mind so how long before the link between mind and computer is much closer than that? I’d like my aug in a nice brassy metal, with an Egyptian cartouch inset, but I’ll forgo the cobra eye-irrigator for now.

Helen Thomson – New Scientist — A paralysed woman was still able to control a computer cursor with her thoughts 1000 days after having a tiny electronic device implanted in her brain, say researchers who devised the system. The achievement demonstrates the longevity of brain-machine implants.

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