Facebook wants to read your mind

Facebook is inching closer to developing a brain-computer interface that will allow humans to type with just their minds. The tech company says its made notable progress on a noninvasive wearable brain-reading computer since first revealing the idea at its annual developer conference in 2017. Facebook is working with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco who published a study on their latest breakthroughs Tuesday in the Nature Communications journal. The study, which used three patients being treated for epilepsy with electrodes implanted in their brains, saw human thought being translated into words on a computer screen. While the research team says such a device could be used to help victims of severe brain injuries communicate, Andrew Boz Bosworth, …