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IPFS News Link • Robots and Artificial Intelligence

Japan’s Brainwave Initiative: Mind-Reading Bots by 2020

• H+ magazine
On April 22nd 2010, the U.S. press was fussing over the Tea Party, illegal aliens (not the outer space kind), and Earth Day. But in Japan, a short cryptic statement in the Nikkei, Japan’s largest business newspaper, made a startling announcement about a somewhat different vision of the future — a goal to make available commercial mind-reading devices and personal assistant bots within the next 10 years.