Jan 15 2010

Reading minds with machines?

Category: technologyharmonicminer @ 9:45 am

Mind-Reading Systems Could Change Air Security

As far-fetched as that sounds, systems that aim to get inside an evildoer’s head are among the proposals floated by security experts thinking beyond the X-ray machines and metal detectors used on millions of passengers and bags each year.

I want to take one of these new mind reading machines to a faculty meeting sometime.

Much more at the link.

4 Responses to “Reading minds with machines?”

  1. Melody says:

    It would certainly save time in the dating scene. And think about the possibilities for marriage – finally you can know what you spouse is actually thinking!

  2. harmonicminer says:

    Hah… just knowing what someone is thinking doesn’t automatically make it comprehensible.

    Oops. (Hitting RETURN and clicking SUBMIT COMMENT really fast and closing window as wife enters the room.)

  3. Bill says:

    Will there be a minimum of two machines for schizophrenics?

  4. Sam says:

    Wouldn’t it be cheaper just to enlist the help of the Psychic Friends Network?

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