Words extracted from Brains

„Die Gedanken sind frei, wer kann sie erraten?“ Wissenschaftler an der Uni in Utah können das. Die haben nämlich zum ersten mal Worte aus Brainscans extrahiert. Welcome to the future.

In an early step toward letting severely paralyzed people speak with their thoughts, University of Utah researchers translated brain signals into words using two grids of 16 microelectrodes implanted beneath the skull but atop the brain.

The brain speaks: Scientists decode words from brain signals (via Warren Ellis)