brain control

  • Netflix engineers hacked a brain-controlled interface

    Netflix engineers hacked a brain-controlled interface

    This is pretty much the definition of unnecessary, but then, that’s part of the fun of hack days. A quartet of Netflix designers have given the world “MindFlix,” by way of a short video, highlighting the hack’s use of a the Muse headband to control the movie streaming site’s familiar interface. “Instead of implanting chips in our brain for Hack Day,”… Read More

  • University of Florida held the world’s first brain-controlled drone race

    University of Florida held the world’s first brain-controlled drone race

    Drone races are nothing new. But while they started as an ad-hoc activity within the drone community, the sport has now taken on a life of its own with highly elaborate events and a partnership with ESPN. Read More

  • A little brain buzz might go a long way

    Researchers at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders in Bethesda, MD are studying the effects of a charging the brain using a 9V battery to improve learning. The MIT Technology Review reports that previous research has found that a steady electrical current can improve motor function, verbal fluency and even language learning. In Bethesda, neuroscientist Eric Wassermann is using… Read More