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Facebook is developing a way to read your mind - Recode

That was the question Facebook executive Regina Dugan, who runs the company's secretive research and hardware lab Building 8, posed to the audience Wednesday at the company's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose. The question was not meant to be ...and more »

Facebook has 60 people working on how to read your mind - The Guardian

Social network says it's assembled a team to build technology that allows you to 'think' commands at your smartphone. But what if you think that's scary? Olivia Solon in San Francisco. @oliviasolon · Email. Wed 19 Apr 2017 18.05 EDT Last modified on ...and more »

Facebook is building brain-computer interfaces for typing and skin-hearing - TechCrunch

Today at F8, Facebook revealed it has a team of 60 engineers working on building a brain-computer interface that will let you type with just your mind without invasive implants. The team plans to use optical imaging to scan your brain a hundred times ...and more »

Facebook details its plans for a brain-computer interface - Engadget

Facebook wants you to use your brain to interact with your computer. Specifically, instead of using something primitive like a screen or a controller, the company is looking into ways that you and I can interact with our PCs or phones just by using our ...and more »

Facebook Is Working on Some Brainy Technology - Fortune

Facebook on Wednesday pulled aside the curtain on a secretive unit headed by a former chief of the Pentagon's research arm, disclosing that the social media company is studying ways for people to communicate by thought and touch. Facebook launched the ...and more »

Facebook secretly building technology to read people's minds so they can 'type directly from the brain' - The Independent

Facebook has revealed its secret "Building 8" where it is crafting technology to read people's minds. As well as its brain-computer interface, the company is working on a wide range of secret projects that use technology in ways never before imagined ...and more »

Facebook plans ethics board to monitor its brain-computer interface work - TechCrunch

Facebook will assemble an independent Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) panel to oversee its development of a direct brain-to-computer typing interface it previewed today at its F8 conference. Facebook's R&D department Building 8's head ...and more »

Silicon Valley's elite have a new buzzword technology to dangle over our heads - Quartz

At least that's the promise of tech leaders like Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and Regina Dugan, who have all expressed interest (and Musk even started a company) around the idea of merging our brains with computers. At Facebook's F8 developer conference ...and more »

Facebook's Sci-Fi Plan for Typing with Your Mind and Hearing with Your Skin - MIT Technology Review

A year ago, Facebook started up a special skunkworks team called Building 8 to focus on creating futuristic gadgets, saying the secretive projects would push forward the company's goal of connecting the world. On Wednesday at the annual F8 developer ...and more »

Facebook's moonshots: Making brains type and skin hear - CNET

Facebook created a test to see if you could "hear" language through your skin. Facebook. It looks like just another beige office park building next to a dental office in Menlo Park, California. Yet Building 8, across the street from Facebook's main ...and more »