Thursday, May 13, 2021
We can think much faster than we can communicate — a fact that many of us feel aware of as we struggle with our smartphone keyboards. For people with severe paralysis, this information bottleneck is much more extreme. Willett et al.1 report in a paper in Nature the development of a brain–computer interface (BCI) for typing that could eventually let people with paralysis communicate at the speed of their thoughts.
[emoji indicating both hope for future wonders with fear of how it will probably be abused]