The brain-computer interface (BCI) is in the news again, this time in Telluride, Colorado, where Doctor Brendan Allison of the UC San Diego Cognitive Science Department spoke on Wednesday about the brain-computer interface and how it might help coma or other locked-in patients. Sound familiar? Art-school dropout Chandra would do anything to apologize for her… Continue reading Coma No More: The Brain-Computer Interface and Locked-in Patients
It's been more than six months since I last provided an update on the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, and with book one, Imminent Dawn, having debuted as the number one new release in LGBT sci-fi and book two, Mourning Dove, making it into readers' hands as of a little more than three weeks ago, now feels like a good… Continue reading Updates on the EMPATHY Sci-Fi Saga
Thanks to Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words for this release week feature of Mourning Dove! It's always great when another blogger is willing to share books from the EMPATHY series with the world, and this occasion is no exception. So check out the excerpt from Mourning Dove at the link above, and don't forget to grab your copies… Continue reading Mourning Dove featured on Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words
I can't believe it's already here! This Friday, May 24th through Monday, May 27th, I'll be at WisCon as an invited speaker, panelist, and vendor. Though I'll be posted outside the Dealers' Room with my full EMPATHY setup throughout the conference, the conference will really kick-off for me on Friday with a 4:00 p.m. panel… Continue reading This Week: r. r. campbell at WisCon!
Given that the technology around which the EMPATHY series centers is an internet-access brain implant, let's take a moment to explore how close we are (or aren't) to having such a thing in real life. Back in March of 2017, I wrote this blog post about Neuralink, which this article from The Verge describes as… Continue reading With the Internet in Mind