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Postby CheeseBeger » Sat Feb 17, 2007 2:08 pm

I like to keep up to date on the new breakthroughs in science. I do not have a good feeling about this one though. Way too much of a possibility for misuse.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/story ... 17,00.html


A team of world-leading neuroscientists has developed a powerful technique that allows them to look deep inside a person's brain and read their intentions before they act.
The research breaks controversial new ground in scientists' ability to probe people's minds and eavesdrop on their thoughts, and raises serious ethical issues over how brain-reading technology may be used in the future.

The team used high-resolution brain scans to identify patterns of activity before translating them into meaningful thoughts, revealing what a person planned to do in the near future. It is the first time scientists have succeeded in reading intentions in this way.
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Postby Amazinz » Sat Feb 17, 2007 2:28 pm

Well if they ever make this in a pocket size I'll buy it. That way I can plan ahead for the stupid stuff I'm about to do rather than wing it. }:-)
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Postby Madison » Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:09 pm

Amazinz wrote:Well if they ever make this in a pocket size I'll buy it. That way I can plan ahead for the stupid stuff I'm about to do rather than wing it. }:-)


:-b

That would be great to have. :-D
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Postby sportsguy138 » Sat Feb 17, 2007 7:12 pm

Wow, that's pretty cool.

Btw, that's a great movie. Definitely worth renting it.
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Postby The Artful Dodger » Sat Feb 17, 2007 9:36 pm

It would be fantastic to have one of these for a fantasy draft. }:-)
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Postby knapplc » Sat Feb 17, 2007 11:50 pm

The Artful Dodger wrote:It would be fantastic to have one of these for a fantasy draft. }:-)


Why? So you can see the dumb moves your opponents are going to make before they make them? :-b
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