Artificial Intelligence

This mind-reading AI can see what you're thinking - and draw a picture of it

Chilean software engineer Jorge Alviarez, one of the creators of Lifeware's program called LifewareIntegra that allows handicapped people to use computers, places head sensors on Jenifer Astorga (26), who suffers from quadriplegia, during a training session for her in Valparaiso city, about 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Santiago, January 18, 2011. Jenifer is the first to use the LifewareIntegra system developed by a group of computer science students at the Federico Santa Maria Technical University that permits quadriplegics to use a computer through brain activity picked up by sensors on the head device. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez (CHILE - Tags: SCI TECH EDUCATION SOCIETY)

'Functional magnetic resonance imaging' allows computers to visualize what people are thinking about. Image: REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

Adam Jezard
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