Microtechnologies for Neural Implants – ICT for Life Sciences Lecture – Professor Dr Thomas Stieglitz

On 3 February, 2011, in Events, News, by Adam A. Ford

Professor Dr Thomas Stieglitz has held the position of a full professor for Biomedical Microtechnology in the Institute for Microsystems Technology (IMTEK) at the University of Freiburg (Germany) since October 2004, prior to which he was with the Fraunhofer-Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBMT). Abstract Neural prostheses are technical systems that interface nerves to treat the [...]

The Global Mind, coming to a Brain Computer Interface near you

On 4 November, 2010, in Info, News, by Adam A. Ford

An interesting article caught my attention over at IEET, speculating that the most significant technology over the next 20 years will be the interface between our brains and the internet. From this collective intelligence could emerge a ‘Global Mind’, something hypothesized about in much Sci-Fi. I agree that this would be extremely significant, if Artificial [...]