The futurist Ray Kurzweil reports that, thanks to a new “intelligence-augmentation device”┬áinvented by an MIT research group, users can “‘speak silently’ with a computer by just thinking.” The device, called AlterEgo, uses electrodes to gather “otherwise undetectable neuromuscular sub-vocalizations” and create data that can be “understood” by the user’s computer system. To activate the technology, … Continue Reading