Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Gibsonian cyberspace lurches ever-closer:

Computer users move themselves with the mind

"Just thinking about movement activates the same neurons as actually moving," explains Gert Pfurtscheller of Graz University of Technology in Austria, who has been working on the device for around four years. By picking up on these bursts of nerve activity, the computer can decide whether you are thinking about moving your hands or feet, and react accordingly.


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