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Facebook Just Paid a $5 Billion Fine for Privacy Breaches. Now it Wants Access to Your Brain.

Facebook is building a headset that can monitor, read and translate your brainwaves and allow users to type just by thinking.

By monitoring and recording the signals generated by a series of multiple-choice questions, the system was able to predict the correct answer with up to 76 percent accuracy.

But Facebook also said that in the near future, the new system could be used to help improve augmented and virtual reality headsets — such as those produced by the Facebook-owned Oculus — allowing users to complete actions such as “select” and “delete” using just their minds.

Full article: Facebook Just Paid a $5 Billion Fine for Privacy Breaches. Now it Wants Access to Your Brain. – VICE

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