I think, therefore I Twitter

Check it out: one of the researchers involved with the much-buzzed about brain-to-Twitter interface is from the Wadsworth Institute here in Albany.

Gerwin Schalk, who got his PhD at RPI, is developing software that processes and translates brain signals into action. He and other researchers at Wadsworth helped develop the "keyboard" for the brain-to-Twitter device.

Wadsworth has gained attention over the last few years for its researchers' work on brain-computer interfaces. The institute's Jonathan Wolpaw was on 60 Minutes last year as part of a story about the technology.

(Thanks, Celina!)


So they actually found a way to make Twitter even more dorky? I'm in.

Sometimes it seems that Twitter is the only thing I hear about these days. It's mentioned so much on NPR that I'm suspecting corporate sponsorship. I'm a cat person, maybe a service called "Purrrrrrr" might appeal more to me.

What?! This is crazy talk. Next thing you know Twitter is going to take over people's minds and we're going to have a serious Blade Runner situation on our hands. Our you human or are you Twitter? No-one will ever know!

You know how in The Matrix it turns out their entire lives are just their brains interacting with a computer program, and everyone is really just living in goo filled coffins semi-unconscious…

Jackers, if you don't think this has already happened you obviously don't work for the state.

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