American man becomes first US citizen to get implanted brain chip designed to connect thoughts to a computer
(by Emily Mangiaracina | LifeSite News) – The first American has been implanted with a brain-computer interface (BCI), which is designed to enable computer commands using only the mind. BCI is a pillar of transhumanism.
A patient suffering from the fatal neurodegenerative disease ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), who can no longer move or speak, is now testing the ability of a BCI called a Stentrode to translate their thoughts into commands by which they can communicate and surf the web on a computer.
The U.S. patient is the fifth person in the world to be implanted with a BCI, likened to a “brain bluetooth,” as part of the company Synchron’s COMMAND trial for the device, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted its first investigational device exemption (IDE) for a permanent BCI implant. Read Full Article >