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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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EMPATHY Series – June Updates

It hasn't been especially long since I've provided an update on the series, but there have definitely been a few developments in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, so let's explore! Audiobooks! I'm working on it, trust me. After feedback from a number of people at WisCon in May, it seems there really is a decent demand… Continue reading EMPATHY Series – June Updates

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EMPATHY Goes International!

You read it here first; signed copies of the books in the EMPATHY series are now available to readers beyond the borders of the United States! In Canada? Got you covered. Australia? No problem. Mexico? Austria? Brazil? You know it. Now readers everywhere can get their hands on signed copies of the story of art-school… Continue reading EMPATHY Goes International!

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It’s Already Happening: Militarizing the Brain-Computer Interface

It was only a matter of time. There's been much news as of late about the good that's come from the brain-computer interface (BCI) in the realms of medicine, art, music, and gaming. Of course, though, for all the more personal benefits BCI has to offer, there are equally as many potential downsides to the… Continue reading It’s Already Happening: Militarizing the Brain-Computer Interface