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Daily Dystopia

China Claims It's Scanning Workers' Brainwaves to Increase Efficiency and Profits

Hangzhou Zhongheng Electric told a local news outlet that it’s reading production line workers’ emotions through sensors in their hats.
Samantha Cole
5.1.18
Sleep

Researchers Can ‘See’ Your Memories While You Sleep

Researchers found that cueing new information during sleep improves memory of that information.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.8.18
barbot

This Bartender Robot Reads Brainwaves to Take Drink Orders

A toy EEG headset and a drink dispenser, hacked together as a mind-reading bar bot.
Samantha Cole
2.26.18
stroop test

New System Knows How Hard You’re Thinking Based on Thermal Imaging

No privacy implications here. Move along.
Michael Byrne
9.20.17
Robots Read Minds

Humans Can Now Scold a Robot With Their Minds

MIT developed a system to instantly tell a robot when it makes an error through brainwaves.
Samantha Cole
3.6.17
Driving Me Mental

The Army Is Testing Brainwave-Reading Technology for Drivers

Is this the future of staying safe on the road?
Jordan Pearson
2.10.17
politics

What the Heck Is Neurofeedback Technology, Betsy DeVos’s Pet Project?

The wealthy investor has refused to break ties with a Michigan-based company that specializes in the drug-free treatment.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.25.17
tech

How Companies Will Use VR and Read Your Brainwaves to Sell You More Stuff

Shopping will be optimized through AR, VR, and biometrics.
David Silverberg
8.17.16
Toronto

How Scientists Will Turn Your Smartphone Into a Lie Detector

It works by tracking bloodflow in the face.
Erene Stergiopoulos
7.4.16
machines

Tongue-Machine Computer Interfaces Are Here

Open wide.
Michael Byrne
6.12.16
DRONE

University of Florida Holds First Brain-Powered Drone Race

Students at University of Florida used brain waves to move drones.
Kari Paul
4.23.16
security

In the Future We’ll All Be Identified by Our 'Brainprints'

The future is…terrifying?
Sarah Emerson
4.18.16