BCI News

Neuralink Makes News: Your Brain and the Internet as One

Last week, brain-computer interface aficionados brimmed with anticipation as word spread that Neuralink's Elon Musk would soon have a major announcement about his BCI venture. I've written about or mentioned Neuralink a number of times over the course of the years, though in nearly every context there's been little to report beyond the name of… Continue reading Neuralink Makes News: Your Brain and the Internet as One

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Covert Consciousness and the Brain-Computer Interface

Among the concerns I had when writing Imminent Dawn was, frighteningly, one pertaining to the believability of its core concept---namely that anyone would expect an internet-access brain implant to somehow permit an individual in a coma to communicate in any capacity. The adversely affected individual is in a coma, after all; what brain activity could there possibly be?… Continue reading Covert Consciousness and the Brain-Computer Interface

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Talking Timelines: The Simulation Point

It's been a minute since we've explored the timelines on which we might see brain-computer interface (BCI) technology in use in our everyday lives, so let's return to that topic now, specifically as it pertains to the creation of a realistic life simulator indistinguishable from reality. In this article for Digital Trends, Rizwan Virk does an… Continue reading Talking Timelines: The Simulation Point

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Demand Action! The Ethical and Legal Implications of the Brain-Computer Interface

I've written about ethical, legal, and accessibility considerations for the brain-computer interface (BCI) many times before, but it bears repeating after stumbling into this article from Calcalistech that treats just that. Over the course of this article, a number of excellent questions are raised regarding topics ranging from the militarization of BCI technology, brain hacking… Continue reading Demand Action! The Ethical and Legal Implications of the Brain-Computer Interface

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Mourning Dove featured on Velvet Panic

Velvet Panic recently hosted Mourning Dove to commemorate the kick off of book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga. Thanks to Velvet Panic for hosting this post! If you still need to get your hands on either of the first two installments in the EMPATHY series, you can find them below. Imminent Dawn Amazon | Barnes & Noble | NineStar Press | Kobo | Smashwords| Goodreads | Author… Continue reading Mourning Dove featured on Velvet Panic