Interface Technology for the Brain

Today people are developing technology to interface directly with the brain. One of the more safe ones (besides just a keyboard and mouse) is EEG (ElectroEncephaloGram). With EEG electrical probes are attached to the head on the surface. These connections are wired to a pre-amplifier or instrument amplifier, digitized and feed into a PC or Mac computer for analysis.

Several very low frequency brain waves have been discovered. The waves are actually radio waves (electro-magnetic) but the magnetic component is so small that just the electrical component is picked up.

Here is a few great articles:
Brain Computer Interfaces
Interface Tech for the Brain
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Ham Radio Receiver, Radio Astronomy – build your own

Look at this Ham Radio: Gqrx is a software defined radio receiver powered by the GNU Radio SDR framework and the Qt graphical toolkit.

Look at this Ham Radio: receiver.

Consider a SDR (software designed radio) on this site, let your PC control the Radio parameters.

Consider GNU Radio as a great software option for Ham Radio.

Consider Amateur Radio Astronomy, also this site, and this NASA site.

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Technical Books that have helped me…

Here is a list of books, at least have helped me in creativity, leadership and marketing:

  • Creativity, Inc by Ed Catmull (Pixar story)
  • Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs by Carmine Gallo
  • Win by Frank Luntz
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
  • Only the Paranoid Survive – Andy Grove
  • EntreLeadership by Dave Ramsey
  • The Steve Jobs Way by Jay Elliot
  • Emotional Design by Donald Norman
  • The Essential Drucker by Peter Drucker
  • Jack Welch and the 4E’s of LEADERSHIP by Jeffrey Krames

Here is a full list including ones from my current research project.

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Can or Cannot? — just Dream

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t…. You are right.” — Henry Ford

All great things begin with a vision…. a dream — Estée Lauder

“When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.” — Estée Lauder

“Inventors must be poets so that they may have imagination.” — Thomas Edison

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