Scanned by: Marisa Vitolsover 5 years ago
While recent developments in brain-computer interface (BCI) technology have given humans the power to mentally control computers, nobody has used the technology in conjunction with the Second Life online virtual world — until now.
A research team led by professor Jun’ichi Ushiba of the Keio University Biomedical Engineering Laboratory has developed a BCI system that lets the user walk an avatar through the streets of Second Life while relying solely on the power of thought.
So, basically, if you take care of eating and exercise, you can live in Second Life now...?
Schnikes!, the existential and behavioral ramifications! Imagine a person with Locked-In Syndrome interfacing like this? Or someone raised to interact this way from a very young age as a super 3D hacker? etc…..