Quarantine is a pain… but can also be an opportunity to try stupid projects.
I decided to dust off my Emotiv Insight EEG and tame the T-Rex dinosaur that is the character in the chrome game when no internet is available.
Turns out Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) is hard and it takes a lot of training and concentration levels to play it well. Just like mastering any new skill.
Problem is… quarantine is a bitch for concentration and weekends are lazy.
Anyway, code is available here if you want to try it and improve it.
Also, a short video of my failure to control the T-Rex below…
Many traditional companies have been struggling to create disruptive innovation… and failing. Mainly because the essential ingredients for disruptive innovation have been absent from this companies DNA.
I know it sounds like a stupid thing to do. Maybe even dangerous.
But the real reason is, it felt right to do it. I needed to have it.
Just like an artist might wish to use his body as a canvas for a tattoo, a technologist like me can use his body as a technology device.
I can now open office doors without my card, and will be DIYing a bunch of other experiments where an ID is needed.
My right hand is still available for a better chip. …
All Things Digital ɔıʇɐuɐɟ // Creative technologist by uƃısǝp // Entrepreneur by ʇɹɐǝɥ // Founder @comongroup & Build Up Labs