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(LA Times)   Update for those of you who were curious: Farkette's son's friend and his software company are almost to their goal of making a reality of their video game that uses literal mind control to toss trucks. And the LA times has taken notice   (latimes.com) divider line 10
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2013-03-08 03:55:33 PM
Mind control technology, and the best someone could come up with is tossing trucks around on a screen. Interesting business/game idea, and I wish you all the financial success in this, but I won't be donating.
 
2013-03-08 04:26:22 PM
Mind control technology, and you can toss trucks around on a screen? Interesting business/game idea! I wish you all the financial success in this, and I'll be donating.
 
2013-03-08 04:36:04 PM

gopher321: Mind control technology, and the best someone could come up with is tossing trucks around on a screen. Interesting business/game idea, and I wish you all the financial success in this, but I won't be donating.


Fifteen years from now, when police are investigating a truck that seemed to smash into your house from out of nowhere, you'll think back on this moment, and this decision, and you'll wonder if maybe...just maybe...

Then you'll laugh it off and have another beer.
 
2013-03-08 05:51:37 PM

Theaetetus: Mind control technology, and you can toss trucks around on a screen? Interesting business/game idea! I wish you all the financial success in this, and I'll be donating.


\0/  It's Elder Son's buddy who's spearheading this. Elder Son was a TFer for years...Bailed when he started working on his PhD. Old-timer's may remember Felgraf...

Thank you, Theaetus. And it's not just tossing trucks. It's the multi-player aspect and strategy options that I find interesting.
 
2013-03-08 06:00:06 PM

mjsee: Theaetetus: Mind control technology, and you can toss trucks around on a screen? Interesting business/game idea! I wish you all the financial success in this, and I'll be donating.

\0/  It's Elder Son's buddy who's spearheading this. Elder Son was a TFer for years...Bailed when he started working on his PhD. Old-timer's may remember Felgraf...

Thank you, Theaetus. And it's not just tossing trucks. It's the multi-player aspect and strategy options that I find interesting.


Ah, so this is when we reveal it in full, yes? Though I recall a few of your facebook friends figuring it out at one point.
 
2013-03-08 06:08:08 PM
They did. When the last shooting/scariness was happening at VT and you were posting in-thread. And lamenting your choice to drink coffee...
 
2013-03-08 10:06:34 PM
Simulation Theory is looking more and more plausible.
 
2013-03-09 09:58:17 PM
Those EEG sensors suck ass.  Don't dump a lot of money into this.
 
2013-03-10 12:01:39 PM
Inspired by BTTFII?
 
2013-03-10 01:03:28 PM
while it DOES sound like a kewl idea.  i'm kinda scared to try it, cause it might TRICK my BRAIN into SCHIZOPHRENIA AGAIN
 
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