Images: Shinji Nishimoto
BRAIN RECONSTRUCTION: Segments of Hollywood movie trailers [top row] are shown to subjects while their brain activity is measured using fMRI. Then the images are reconstructed [bottom row] from the brain activity itself. Click on the image to enlarge.
At the end of last year, IBM predicted that by 2017 limited forms of mind reading would “no longer [be] science fiction.” Along similar lines, though, in 1933 Nikola Tesla said he would soon be able to photograph people’s thoughts.
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