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(Venture Beat)   So, anyone want to help a few intrepid developers produce a game that will let you throw things with your mind on the computer? No, seriously. They have an interface that will let you do just that   ( divider line
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2013-03-06 09:45:46 AM  
2013-03-06 09:46:44 AM  
I like the artwork...and want to throw things with my mind!
2013-03-06 09:47:12 AM  
What about people? Can I defenestrate people with my mind??
2013-03-06 09:54:17 AM  
I don't know... that would be awesome, though!
2013-03-06 09:54:53 AM  
fark the game, I just want one of those headsets.
2013-03-06 09:58:43 AM  
Article doesn't say anything about throwing people out of windows...but evidently one can throw things AT one's opponent....
2013-03-06 10:21:26 AM  
I still miss the old Desktop Toys, where you could shoot the ever-loving CRAP out of your Windows Desktop... :D
2013-03-06 10:37:15 AM  
I saw it on ST:TNG, I'm not falling for that.
2013-03-06 11:16:33 AM  

grokca: I saw it on ST:TNG, I'm not falling for that.

Hey, if you get to hang out with Ashley Judd, count me in.
2013-03-06 11:35:07 AM  

doglover: fark the game, I just want one of those headsets.

Here you go:

My fellow grad student actually uses this for her research.  She does EEG analysis, and although it is limited to one electrode, it can collect data and categorize brain waves into different frequency sets, like alpha, beta, and other Greek letters.  If you're really interested, she uses Mindstream software (GitHub repo:
2013-03-06 12:00:28 PM  
I throw things with my mind at many submitters of TFD threads all the time.
2013-03-06 01:22:26 PM  
2013-03-06 01:24:29 PM
2013-03-06 01:31:04 PM  
Man, I wish I had a coupla grand kicking around right now...
2013-03-06 02:07:54 PM  
Also, the slow-fall power is, if I remember correctly, powered by your calm.

Yeah, do try not to look down!

I do have some personal experience with this project, and have tried the demo of it, though that was a year or two ago. Even *then*, it was damn neat.

I also seem to recall the creator's maniacal glee when he realized the headset could detect blinks.

/Not the subby, surprisingly.
2013-03-06 05:21:35 PM  

xanadian: Man, I wish I had a coupla grand kicking around right now...

So kick in $10. Every little bit....
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