09/09/2013 04:27 pm ET

This is the Modem World: The Brain Modem Is Here


Consider this headline: "Researcher controls colleague's motions in 1st human brain-to-brain interface."

This. Happened.

University of Washington nerds put an electrode-speckled cap on Rajesh Rao and attached it to a computer that was connected to the internet. They then put Andrea Stocco in another room on the other side of the University of Washington campus, plopped another electrode cap on him and connected that to a computer.

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