Mind Control

The Neuroweapons Threat (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists)

The Neuroweapons Threat (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists)

Nearly two years ago, Juliano Pinto, a 29-year-old paraplegic man, kicked off the World Cup in Brazil with the help of a brain-interface machine that allowed his thoughts to control a robotic exoskeleton. Audiences watching Pinto make his gentle kick, aided as he was by helpers and an elaborate rig, ...