Telepathy: Easier Than We Thought?

A recent article from The Economist ends with a hypothetical thought about the future of communications: telepathy could be achieved if we implant phones into our heads.

A recent article from The Economist on mobile phone culture across the world offers insights about how different factors affect mobile handset design, and how the ubiquitous machines might be helping to erase cultural differences. The article ends with a hypothetical thought about the future of communications: telepathy could be achieved if we implant phones into our heads.

They explain:

Just as technology allows people to overeat, it now lets them overcommunicate. If this is a problem now, imagine what would happen if telepathy become possible. The thought is not entirely far-fetched: researchers at Intel…are devising ways to use brain waves to control computers. A phone that can be implanted in your head may be just a few years away…

In the same way technology is being used towards hacking invisibility, perhaps the same could be accomplished for telepathy?

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