Saturday, September 20, 2008

Thought police

A three day conference on largely Jacobean spies has slowed the posting. But here's one for the New Jacobeans on the block.

The U.S. Army has just awarded a $4 million contract to begin developing "thought helmets" that would harness silent brain waves for secure communication among troops. Ultimately, the Army hopes the project will "lead to direct mental control of military systems by thought alone."

From Time.

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