By: Olivia Solon in San Francisco | Facebook has 60 people working on how to read your mind | Neuroscience | 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?
Decrying how addictive and attention-sapping smartphones have become was an unexpected way for an executive at Facebook, a company that profits off your attention, to open a talk. But that’s exactly how Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook’s innovation skunkworks Building 8, started her presentation at the company’s developer conference F8 on Wednesday.
Smartphones have been a powerful force in the world but they have had some “unintended consequences” she said.