24 Feb '12, 11pm

Can you imagine putting a Wi-Fi implants in your brain? Or someday download yourself digitally? Fascinating writeup.

Can you imagine putting a Wi-Fi implants in your brain? Or someday download yourself digitally? Fascinating writeup.

Home › News and Features/Tech World › The marriage of brain and machine: past , present, future* › Tweet The marriage of brain and machine: past , present, future* Gordy Slack | | January 20, 2012 1924 EEG Via electrodes on the scalp, electroencephalography records electrical waves emitted by the brain, opening a window on neural activity. 1952 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION Electrodes used on epilepsy patients stimulate parts of the brain, which helps neurologists map the brain and decipher its functions. 1964 BULL SHOCK After implanting electrodes in the brain of a bull, neurologist José Delgado faces the charging animal in a ring and, just before being gored, administers a shock, stopping the bull in its tracks. 1972 BIONIC EAR A single-channel cochlear implant hits the market. Plugged into nerves in the inner ear, it converts sound into electrical impulses, enabling many deaf ...

Full article: http://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/the-marri...

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