Tuesday, August 09, 2005

[[IMMERSIVE]] human computer interaction Human computer interaction
This is the idea that we will one day be able to integrate computers with human consciousness. Today to access a computer a user has to use a keyboard or perhaps voice recognition software. Human computer interaction would get rid of this intermediate stage. The dream is that a person would literally be able to think commands to a machine, for example retrieve some information from this internet as one recalls a memory. This would mean that what is known today as extra sensory perception ESP will be technologically achievable.

I stress that this is a technology that is very much in its infancy. But imagine the societal implications if it ever became feasible?

Here is a BBC article about a new breakthrough in 'mind reading computers

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