20.2.08

Mind Reading

I didn't realize the technology was this far advanced, but now that it is, it's somewhat scary:

http://www.engadget.com/2008/02/20/emotiv-to-make-control-games-a-reality-by-christmas/

Imagine all the bad uses for this which would be so easy to contrive:
Bug in software allows brain dump to hard drive
Hacker injects code that allows him to read your thoughts

Nonetheless, it seems we're getting closer and closer to the sci-fi ideas of the 1970's...maybe we should ban all hardware and software developers from watching those movies =].

Actually, it's a really cool idea that I might just buy.  Maybe.  If it's cheap enough =]

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