In August 2007, software giant Microsoft filed a patent application for a system that would allow it to access thoughts. The patent describes pattern-recognition techniques that can be applied to electroencephalograph (EEG) signals â€“ a measure of electrical activity in the brain â€“ to determine what cognitive state the subject is in.
And you thought that Zune ad we used to have on this blog was annoying…wait until those fuckers can get in your MIND, brah! It’ll be like that shitty Tom Cruise movie a few years ago, Minority Report, where the billboards talked to you and knew your name and all that. Maybe we’ll all get lucky and Apple will figure it out first. At least then shit will be tasteful. A gentle mindfuck, if you will.