Arielle Pardes on the holy grail of parenting, marketing, religion, and politics. Mind control.
The likes of [Elon] Musk already envision a future where we’ll all have chips in our brains, and they’ll replace our need for keyboards, mice, touchscreens, joysticks, steering wheels, and more.
I would pay for a joystick that controlled my kids.
A wave of companies is betting on bringing Mind Control Lite to the masses with a neural interface that requires no surgery at all.
Yeah, right. Like that would work. Carrot, meet stick.
The NextMind device is basically a dressed-up electroencephalogram, or EEG, which is used to record electrical activity in the brain.
I’m all in with credit card in hand as soon as the device hits shelves in Target or Walmart.