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Submission + - Brain/computer gaming interface coming in 2008?

An anonymous reader writes: Emotiv Systems today unveiled a brain/computer interface system with a helmet and software applications at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The Project Epoc system can move objects based on a gamer's thoughts, reflect facial expressions, and respond to the excitement or calm the gamer mentally exerts, the company said....While Emotiv is not yet ready to announce any partnerships, [they] did say the product will be coming to market in 2008.

Submission + - Gates to Congress: U.S. Needs More Visas. ?Visas??

Brotherred writes: "This is funny. I think that the more localized companies and software distributions are having more problems with collaboration and production issues than ones that are built internationally. Being that Microsoft has always been so localized; to open the US boarders at the request of MS is just like a subsidy. "America has always done its best when we bring the best to our shores," Gates said. "[But] we face a critical shortage of scientific talent....Our immigration policy is driving away the best minds exactly when we need them most." congre_1.html"

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