[ / / / / / / / / / / / / / ] [ dir / abdl / animu / fur / mde / tingles / vg / vichan / vietnam ]

/n/ - News

Winner of the 75nd Attention-Hungry Games
/caco/ - Azarath Metrion Zinthos

March 2019 - 8chan Transparency Report
Email
Comment *
File
Password (Randomized for file and post deletion; you may also set your own.)
* = required field[▶ Show post options & limits]
Confused? See the FAQ.
Embed
(replaces files and can be used instead)
Options

Allowed file types:jpg, jpeg, gif, png, webm, mp4
Max filesize is 16 MB.
Max image dimensions are 15000 x 15000.
You may upload 1 per post.


8chan News Board Ring: /pn/ - Politics and News - /politics/ - Politics

File: 395ed7a6cf1d5f8⋯.jpg (93.42 KB, 842x612, 421:306, Mind-Reading Technology Is….jpg)

 No.736160

It sounds like something out of a Philip K. Dick science fiction novel: a system that uses artificial intelligence to translate people’s thoughts into intelligible, recognizable speech.

But fiction it is not: a team of neuro-engineers at Columbia University did, in fact, develop such a system. Information on the technology was published yesterday in Scientific Reports.

In a press release, Columbia University explained how the system works: https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/columbia-engineers-translate-brain-signals-directly-speech

By monitoring someone’s brain activity, the technology can reconstruct the words a person hears with unprecedented clarity. This breakthrough, which harnesses the power of speech synthesizers and artificial intelligence, could lead to new ways for computers to communicate directly with the brain.

Previous fMRI scanning research has shown that when people speak (or even imagine speaking), telltale patterns of activity appear in the brain. Distinct (but recognizable) patterns of signals also emerge when we listen to someone speak, or when we imagine listening. We previously published an article about similar technology being used in China but Columbia’s tech goes much further.

After early attempts to translate brain activity into recognizable speech failed, the research team turned to a computer algorithm called a vocoder that can synthesize speech after being trained on recordings of people speaking.

“This is the same technology used by Amazon Echo and Apple Siri to give verbal responses to our questions,” said Nima Mesgarani, PhD, the paper’s senior author and a principal investigator at Columbia University’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute.

THAT'S RIGHT. WHEN YOU ALLOW THESE SO-CALLED "SMART" UTILITIES INTO YOUR HOMES, THEY ARE ZAPPING YOUR BRAINS AND STEALING YOUR THOUGHTS!

“In this scenario, if the wearer thinks ‘I need a glass of water,’ our system could take the brain signals generated by that thought, and turn them into synthesized, verbal speech. This would be a game changer. It would give anyone who has lost their ability to speak, whether through injury or disease, the renewed chance to connect to the world around them.”

So… you only have to think something? What could possibly go wrong?

https://archive.fo/vX5kH

https://www.theorganicprepper.com/mind-reading-technology/

 No.736163

This is it folks. We are here.

Put on the tin foil hats because there is no turning back!


 No.736165

I really hate seeing Philip K. Dick constantly referred to as some sort of prophet because his writings are totally and utterly Kabbalistic. In particular, I mention his book The Divine Invasion.


 No.736308

>>736165

>Kabbalistic

That's precisely why he is prophetic. And so is George Orwell.


 No.736330

This is exactly why I don't allow these "smart" gadgets into my home. I already knew they spy on consumers but THIS takes the cake!


 No.736642

Disgusting.

Can we sue for mind rape?


 No.736950

WOW! real news is back!


 No.737099

>Thoughtcrime can finally be prosecuted

I don't know about you guys, but I LOVE Big Brother. Also, we have ALWAYS been at war with Eurasia.


 No.740277

anti-slide


 No.740287

>>736950

>WOW! real news is back!

This is true; but it's over here:

>>>/n/740016

and here:

>>>/n/728943

and here:

>>>/n/738116

and here:

>>>/n/728820

Don't worry, Killcen!

REAL News is not being 'sliden'.

Several scientific articles regarding new studies done on the far-reaching effects of gut-biome balance and diversity incoming. You should like those at least.

But don't turn your nose up at science just because you don't happen to think a particular kind of science news is "REAL News" enough for you.


 No.740288

>>740277

re-sliden


 No.740317

>>740288

re-bumped.


 No.740346

>>740277

>>740288

>>740317

regurgitated a bit.


 No.740347




[Return][Go to top][Catalog][Nerve Center][Cancer][Post a Reply]
[]
[ / / / / / / / / / / / / / ] [ dir / abdl / animu / fur / mde / tingles / vg / vichan / vietnam ]