brain hacking

Hacking

How Hackers Could Get Inside Your Head With ‘Brain Malware’

Brain-computer interfaces offer new applications for our brain signals—and a new vector for security and privacy violations.
Victoria Turk
8.3.16
death

This Transhumanist Records Everything Around Him So His Mind Will Live Forever

Russian transhumanist Alexey Turchin records audio, video, and EEG brain scans in a bid for digital immortality.
Gian Volpicelli
6.21.16
video

Watch This Short Documentary About the Future of Brain Hacking

"Master/Mind" shows us brain tech’s leading innovators as well as some of its detractors.
Rachel Pick
10.8.15
Terraform

The Prostitute

Tomorrow's prostitutes won't just let johns spend time with their bodies—they'll let them take full control of it. And some want much more than sex.
​Max Wynne
8.3.15
Modern Medicine

Is DIY Brain Shocking the Future of Therapy?

I bought a brain-zapping device from a person on Reddit for a couple bucks. Would strapping batteries to my head hurt me?
Jason Koebler
7.15.15
jacked in

What Happens When Brain Implants Get Hacked?

And why do I have this sudden urge to send money to a Nigerian prince?
J.M. Porup
6.8.15
jacked in

Can Learning to Code Delay Alzheimer's?

Research suggests it might.
Sara Inés Calderón
6.8.15
Video Games

How 'Civilization: Beyond Earth' Plans to Explore Post Humanism

Cybernetics, body hacking, memory uploading, and other transhumanist topics play a huge role in the upcoming game.
Jason Koebler
9.2.14
nature

Brain-Hacking Scientists Turned Mice's Bad Memories into Good Ones

The emotional "valence" of a memory can be easily switched, once you know where in the brain it's stored.
Jason Koebler
8.27.14
Motherboard Blog

The Brain-Hacking Alternative to Ritalin

Videogames can improve how the mind functions based on real-time brainwave feedback.
Meghan Neal
10.18.13