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MA of Octameter Odes Stanford Area of specialty: Surfing the undulating waves of novelty reflected downstream from the impending Singularity. Welcomed into the Imaginary Foundation 1981

World First As Message Sent From Brain To Brain

In a world first, a team of researchers has achieved brain-to-brain transmission of information between humans.

The team managed to send messages from India to France – a distance of 5,000 miles – without performing invasive surgery on the test subjects.

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Hugh Herr at TED 2014: Defeating Disability with Bionics

Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that’s both technical and deeply personal — with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and performs again for the first time on the TED stage.

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