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China Claims It’s Scanning Workers’ Brainwaves to Increase Efficiency and Profits

At a factory in Hangzhou, China, production line workers are allegedly being outfitted with brain-reading hats and helmets. They read workers’ emotions and use artificial intelligence algorithms to “detect emotional spikes such as depression, anxiety or rage”.

Hangzhou Zhongheng Electric is one of many Chinese companies using government-sponsored technologies to monitor the brain activity of employees while they’re on the job.

Source: China Claims It’s Scanning Workers’ Brainwaves to Increase Efficiency and Profits – Motherboard

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