Thought-controlled nanorobots in your body


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/08/29/thought-controlled-nanorobots.html


#2

And the roaches were fine…


#3

Reminds me of 0wnz0red … suprised Doctrow didn’t link it…

Oh, right off at Burning Man


#4

Great! I’ve always wanted a zombie RC cockroach! I hope it can fly!


#5

Only if you take off the satellite dish…


#6

This is reminiscent of the supposed “brain to brain communication” from not so long ago. Which is to say, it stinks: just another mashup of existing technologies.

Is anyone using nanorobots at this point which will release drugs when exposed to electromagnetic energy? That would be a pretty big deal on its own.


#7

And a great opportunity for someone to mess with your medication.


#8

I suppose this is an important step, but the darker side of my mind is already worried about the potential for abuse.


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It’s not really their “thoughts alone” if it’s just sending brain signals to a computer which then triggers a coil. None of the techniques are novel, but hey, it makes a good headline.


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