Hacking Your Brain

Apropos of my four-part series on surveillance in 2032 America comes this, from Gizmag.com:

Using an off-the-shelf Emotiv BCI costing only a few hundred dollars, the team has shown that it’s possible to “hack” a human brain and pull things like bank details straight out of your skull.

For more details, read the Gizmag article.

I don’t know whether I will (or can) use this in South. There’s a certain atmosphere generated by physical torture that can’t be duplicated by a bunch of screens and a headset. However, if scientists can do this now, just imagine what they’ll be able to do when DARPA pours a few billion into further research.

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