When will I be able to upload my brain to a computer?

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We often imagine that human consciousness is as simple as input and output of electrical signals within a network of processing units – therefore comparable to a computer. Reality, however, is much more complicated. For starters, we don’t actually know how much information the human brain can hold....

Your thoughts to text at 90 WPM – Brain Implant turns thoughts to text at 90 words-per-minute

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Stanford scientists have created a brain implant that allows a man who is paralyzed to type up to 90 words per minute. All he has to do is think of the words and the computer will type them out for him. The team behind the implant published their...

AI ‘locked in’ person to write with his mind

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A team of researchers have managed to double the speed at which paralyzed people can communicate by allowing them to simply 'imagine' writing with their hand. The experiment aimed to help those with so-called 'locked-in' syndromes (tetraplegia, a form of complete paralysis normally caused by a stroke or...