What if you could identify the word a person is thinking just by comparing it with previous brain activity patterns? Some folks at Carnegie Mellon are doing just that with an MRI machine, and are getting pretty good results with 58 words and 9 users. This would be great for data entry, especially for people who cannot type.
“Thought recognition”, join speech recognition in the promised panacea parade. We’re not sayin’ anything, we’re just sayin’.