The Future is Getting Better and Better Every Day

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The Future is Getting Better and Better Every Day

Post by strawman » Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:48 pm

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Headset with mindreading app
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:17 am

Want to Infinitely Index your Memory?

There's an app for that...
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Post by Mikes » Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:22 pm

The future will not arrive until I receive my jetpack.
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Re: The Future is Getting Better and Better Every Day

Post by LizPennies » Mon Jan 17, 2011 5:59 pm

Mikes wrote:The future will not arrive until I receive my jetpack.
And flux capacitor. Don't forget the flux capacitor.



Actually this tech has been around for about a decade. It was originally developed and used as a way to measure/treat children with ADD. The first programs were simplistic graphics of a bird flying across the computer screen. The longer the child could concentrate on the bird flying, the longer the bird would fly. If the child lost concentration, the bird would fall and game over.

I've been waiting for them to refine the tech a bit more before getting a set for my gaming but they are available. I would predict in the next two years we will start to see these "helmets" be introduced as an optional alternative to our XBOX remotes.
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Post by Mikes » Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:03 pm

LizPennies wrote:I would predict in the next two years we will start to see these "helmets" be introduced as an optional alternative to our XBOX remotes.
This would be awesome on Xbox Live. I could imagine playing HALO and just when I'm about to steal the flag shout 'Betty White naked!' and make my move while everyone's spasming.
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Re: The Future is Getting Better and Better Every Day

Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue Jan 18, 2011 2:49 am

Mikes wrote: I could imagine playing HALO and just when I'm about to steal the flag shout 'Betty White naked!' and make my move while everyone's spasming.
That should do it. Betty White is pretty hawt, after all.
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Post by F5iver » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:26 pm

LizPennies wrote:Actually this tech has been around for about a decade. It was originally developed and used as a way to measure/treat children with ADD. The first programs were simplistic graphics of a bird flying across the computer screen. The longer the child could concentrate on the bird flying, the longer the bird would fly. If the child lost concentration, the bird would fall and game over.
When my daughter was making us all suffer from her ADD and ODD (Oppositional/Defiant Disorder aka I'm going to kill that child) we took her to this program for about a year. It mostly worked. She's 21 and doing well.

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Re: The Future is Getting Better and Better Every Day

Post by strawman » Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:54 pm

WHOA!
You mean this might be connected to the birds falling from the sky!
Like, God has ADD?

Yow.
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Re: The Future is Getting Better and Better Every Day

Post by Mikes » Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:59 pm

Yeah, his mind just wanders. One minute he's running the world, the next he's thinking about Betty WHite naked, and them BAM! Forgets to keep the birds alive.
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