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October 13, 2011

Real-life Jedi: Pushing the limits of mind control

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By Katia Moskvitch, BBC News

The inner workings of the brain can now be read using low cost hardware. You don’t have to be a Jedi to make things move with your mind. Granted, we may not be able to lift a spaceship out of a swamp like Yoda does in The Empire Strikes Back, but it is possible to steer a model car, drive a wheelchair and control a robotic exoskeleton with just your thoughts. Some ideas, some technologies may sound like science fiction, but they are fast becoming science fact. In our eight-part series we will be exploring ideas that are the future of technology.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15200386

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