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Mind-reading tech? How private companies could gain access to our brains

12 mins | Oct 31, 2019
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Private companies including Facebook are funding research - should they be able to access our brains? By observing electrical patterns in the brain, scientists have found a way to read and record thoughts. For those with speech difficulties, the research's potential is huge - but that's not why Facebook are funding it. Oscar Schwartz, writing in the Guardian, explains.
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