Friday, February 22, 2008

Replicaters on the way

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Gamers will soon be able to interact with the virtual world using their thoughts and emotions alone.

A neuro-headset which interprets the interaction of neurons in the brain will go on sale later this year.

  • Sensors respond to the electrical impulses behind different thoughts; enabling a user's brain to influence gameplay directly
  • Conscious thoughts, facial expressions, and non-conscious emotions can all be detected
  • Gyroscope enables a cursor or camera to be controlled by head movements
  • The headset uses wi-fi to connect to a computer

Monday, February 18, 2008

Transcript Of Plot To Kill JFK Discovered?

A cache of JFK-related memorabilia discovered by the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office includes a transcript of an alleged meeting between Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald two months before Kennedy was killed.

The documents were discovered in an old safe on the 10th floor of the county courthouse, according to an AP report.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Keith Olbermann: "Mr. Bush, You Are A Fascist!"

Panel Releases Deep Report on Brain-Computer Interfaces

Brain-computer interfaces are on the verge of commercialization in medicine, robotics, and gaming, say a panel of heavyweight neuroscientists.

"BCI research is rapidly approaching a level of first-generation medical practice," the researchers wrote. "Moreover, BCI research is expected to rapidly accelerate in nonmedical arenas of commerce as well, particularly in the gaming, automotive, and robotics industries."

Their report (pdf), released under the auspices of the World Technology Assessment Center, examines all aspects of BCI research, both invasive and non-invasive, and includes examples from the US, Europe, China, and Japan.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Monday, February 11, 2008

Monday, February 04, 2008

Google Bomb

Typing "dangerous cult" into Google brings up

Saturday, February 02, 2008