With the recent release to open source of Google’s Voice to Text program, I have been working to harness this technology for my 92-year-old grandmother who is hard of hearing. …


Thank you!

I want to take a moment to thank you. Thank you for helping me along the path to completing my book. Thank you for the numerous surveys you filled out when I was at a crossroads between (in my opinion) equally cool options. Thank you for sending me encouraging notes…


One of the most impressive stories I came across was the one with Phil Kennedy. I have talked about him before in this series, but not exhaustively. Some researchers question Kennedy’s method (you’ll see what they were questioning shortly), but it can’t be denied that his motives were pure. He…


Too frequently in the past weeks, I will be in a public place, whether it is a Walmart checkout line or the backseat of an Uber and I will hear the all too familiar, “I can’t believe Facebook stole all of that data.” Usually, in a public setting, I will…


One of the areas that brain-computer interfaces are changing is the area of neuroprosthetics, specifically allowing patients to speak through implants in their brains. While this technology is still not as fast as less technologically advanced methods like eye tracking, it is advancing at a pace that could one day…


Mind-Machine Interfaces are not talked about often. They aren’t an everyday conversation starter, nor do they pop up in tableside chats, but why? I think the reason is that people don’t trust the technology and that it is very diverse… let me explain.

Let’s start small. When you look at…


https://www.rmitlaunchpad.com/stories/237-silicon-valley-a-whole-new-world

Although there are those who argue that Silicon Valley is an oversaturated overpriced destination, it still lies at the center of much of the venture capitalist money. In light of this, it still remains that the Waterloo moments of many technologies, looking to be adopted around the world, occur when…


www.gingrassleepmedicine.com

From Chapter 11 of Plugged In: How Mind Machine Interfaces Will Transform the World.

Jake Stauch didn’t know what he wanted to do after college, but he did know he needed a job, so when a job opened in a neuroscience lab cleaning EEG headsets, he took it. “I learned…


www.Leapsmag.com

One way that BCIs are affecting hundreds of thousands of people around the world is through the prevention of essential tremors. Imagine a person named Joan. Joan was having a wonderful day: She had woken up at the break of dawn to the twittering of birds outside in the cool…


https://stevinho.justnetwork.eu/2018/09/10/elon-musk-will-bald-das-gehirn-gadget-neuralink-vorstellen/

Elon Musk has been in quite the hot seat recently. From being sued by the SEC for promising to take Tesla private, to smoking on a radio show, he has received criticism from all over. But, one thing can be certain when it comes to Musk. When he has his…

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