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Old 06-21-2014, 01:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Driving a car with your thoughts alone

"With his hands on his lap, Matzke is driving the car with thought alone, often at speeds up to 50km/h (31mph)."
BBC - Future - Mind-control: ?I drove a car with my thoughts?

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Old 06-21-2014, 02:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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GEEZ, just what the world needs (NOT), a faster IDIOT behind the wheel!
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Old 06-21-2014, 03:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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My mind is constituted of countless flying caffeinated squirrels. It is already dangerous to put them behind the wheel, but I only allow the most "responsible" ones drive, but if the car responds to all of them...

Anybody want a peanut?
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Old 06-21-2014, 06:36 AM   #4 (permalink)
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What happens when the driver passes the opposite sex?
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Old 06-21-2014, 09:29 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah. Seems like a terrible idea for cars, though a great one for wheelchairs.
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Old 06-21-2014, 11:26 AM   #6 (permalink)
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What happens when the driver passes the opposite sex?
...sudden, unintended acceleration?
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Old 06-21-2014, 12:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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this tech would work good for Quadriplegic's in their wheel chairs.

making Mind Quad possible ..

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Forget about idiots, it'd be more dangerous with people who think ahead and plan. All you need is for the car to mistake your "can I do..." or "if he... then I'll have to..." for an actual command.

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