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The future is now, at least as far as Ariel Garten is concerned. Garten, a neuroscientist and artist who’s often referred to in the media as The Brain Guru, was at Digifest, an annual digital media festival, at Corus Quay last Thursday to discuss brainwave-controlled technology.
“The idea of controlling a computer with your mind sounds like something right out of science fiction,” she said during her 30-minute presentation to a rapt (and somewhat fearful-looking) crowd. “It conjures up images of us controlling robots that take over the world, but it’s actually really accessible.”