Tag Archives: telepathy

17 Oct 2008
Synthetic Telepathy

“The U.S. Army is developing a technology known as synthetic telepathy that would allow someone to create email or voice mail and send it by thought alone. The concept is based on reading electrical activity in the brain using an electroencephalograph, or EEG.” —Eric Bland (Discovery), Army developing ‘synthetic telepathy’, MSNBC This takes the problem […]

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24 May 2008
Parrot Prodigies

Language Log’s ongoing ridicule of the BBC’s science reporting continues with Parrots and children: still silly season at the BBC: There are people writing purportedly serious stories for the British Broadcasting Corporation who think that a grey parrot has the cognitive ability of a normal six year old human child. Have these people never met […]

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