Fourth Industrial Revolution

Researchers have managed to connect a human brain to the internet

Delegates hold up mobile devices during the Bilbao Web Summit in the Palacio Euskalduna May 17, 2011. Event organizer Xabier Uribe-Etxebarria, CEO of the Anboto Group, asked visitors to illuminate the auditorium with their mobile phones and tablet computers as a "present" to World Wide Web founder Tim Berners-Lee, a guest speaker at the two day event which includes a meeting of the W3C Advisory Committee. REUTERS/Vincent West (SPAIN - Tags: SCI TECH BUSINESS) - GM1E75I0FBT01

Researchers from Wits University have found a way of connecting the human brain to the internet in real time. Image: REUTERS/Vincent West

Patrick Caughill
Associate Editor, Futurism
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