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Dustin Yu

  1. 1. THe cyborg in us all By: Pagen Kennedy By: Pagen Kennedy <ul><li>Dustin NG </li></ul><ul><li>TWc G13 </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging and future Technology </li></ul>
  2. 2. Summary <ul><li>pioneering a new way to control computers </li></ul><ul><li>thoughts instead of fingers </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment: Epileptic had an implant, schalk tested if patient could control video games using mind </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimate goal: Provide communication and interaction between machines </li></ul>
  3. 3. Summary <ul><li>Implants have been for the diseased for years, but now revolution has been for healthy people </li></ul><ul><li>Ecog (Electrocortiography) is different - does not pierce brain tissue, rides on top of the brain blood barrier </li></ul><ul><li>likely to be pioneer for future technology (Military) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background <ul><li>A new way to be able to control our devices </li></ul><ul><li>significant to improve efficiency, coordination and speed </li></ul><ul><li>contributes to the welfare of those who are already diseased (Epileptics, crippled,etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Related to Topic for session: Opportunity for the human being to get Better </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key observations <ul><li>Technology is not only being used as a solution to problems </li></ul><ul><li>certain People are ready to embrace new revolutions </li></ul><ul><li>world is getting smarter </li></ul>
  6. 6. Key Takeaways <ul><li>opportunity in losses </li></ul><ul><li>Technology expanding to be part of our lives </li></ul><ul><li>Limitless future </li></ul>
  7. 7. Personal Assesment <ul><li>9/10 </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting finding </li></ul><ul><li>good innovation </li></ul><ul><li>forces reader to think about future possibility </li></ul>
  8. 8. issues for discussion <ul><li>given that this piece of technology would be available today, would you consider implanting such a technology to yourself? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think such technology should be even invested on, as we are essentially “Playing with god” (changing the human make up)? </li></ul>

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