From asteroid mining to brain-computer interfaces, ‘Soonish’ explores ten developing technologies with the power to make the future awesome, awful, or a little of both.
Brain-controlled computers are currently helping paralyzed patients, but one day they might be used to control everything around you.
So far the system is only temporary, but offers new hope for paralysis.
By measuring blood oxygen levels in the brain, researchers have discovered a way to let paralyzed patients ‘speak’ again.
Brain-computer interfaces offer new applications for our brain signals—and a new vector for security and privacy violations.
By combining geolocation and eye-tracking with brainwave data like mood and taste, Google could serve up hyper-personalized ads.