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Window into Your Mind
Scientists at UC Berkeley can turn what you see into a digital image.
They developed a way to capture brain activity while someone watches a movie, feed the data into a computer program, and the computer uses the info to reconstruct a digital image on-screen.
OK, it's still a little fuzzy. But they say some day it will allow you to capture your own dreams and watch them on a computer screen—an alternately scary and awesome idea.
Thanks to KCET New Media Director Gary Dauphin for the tip.
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