1. blegh says

    Sarah, that is because the brain imagery is created from a whole bunch of random youtube video selected and combined by software to resemble the brain signals made while watching the movie trailers. It is not a direct transfer, but instead a reconstruction using preexisting footage as a sort of medium to show the signals. This video is a bit more revealing into how the footage was created:

  2. says

    When I heard this reported on NPR and that the application would be for “stroke victims” my immediate response was, “Oh–this won’t be funded for stroke victims–it’s going to be part of waterboarding for the 21st century.”

  3. romeo says

    I can see where this technology could have therapeutic applications, but I can see where it would have more nefarious applications as well, such as mind control, etc.. The research should be monitored.

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