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Or using only your mind?
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That won't work in Windows.

It might work for Media Center, but who wants to use that?
Hey, I actually really like media center!! That's why I have HTPCs in my living room and bedroom
    
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What I want is a helmet/device of some sort to put on my head so I can control everything by thinking and not have to move my arm or have to blink or even speak. Maybe thats just me being way to lazy but that would be more nifty than this
Wouldn't that damage your brain or smth?
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What I want is a helmet/device of some sort to put on my head so I can control everything by thinking and not have to move my arm or have to blink or even speak. Maybe thats just me being way to lazy but that would be more nifty than this
So on top of sitting your ass inside all day (not directing this at you) you want our future generations to not even have to move their arms nor fingers? Wow. Laaaaazyyyy. Something tells me the life expectancy is going to drop (due to massive decrease in activity which leads to poor health) if things like this do come up.
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I think with my terrible arm/hand/my one eye coordination I would probably be deleting a bunch of files/shortcuts.
Or worse....
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So on top of sitting your ass inside all day (not directing this at you) you want our future generations to not even have to move their arms nor fingers? Wow. Laaaaazyyyy. Something tells me the life expectancy is going to drop (due to massive decrease in activity which leads to poor health) if things like this do come up.
1: That kind of device would increase productivity a lot. Imagine being able to open loads of folders exactly where you want them in less then a second.

2: The lack of activity is not the fault of the device, but the one not exercising.
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I think with my terrible arm/hand/my one eye coordination I would probably be deleting a bunch of files/shortcuts.
Or worse....
Dude, you should get another eye, man.
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What I want is a helmet/device of some sort to put on my head so I can control everything by thinking and not have to move my arm or have to blink or even speak. Maybe thats just me being way to lazy but that would be more nifty than this
I think the only issue that would arise from that is that our brains are so scattered and not organized, that using our minds to control a computer would be hard. I mean, you have the helmet on, and forget to cook supper and think "Oh crap, I forgot to cook supper." Then the computer would bring up a picture of a piece of crap, and a random recipe for sewage soup. But thats just me.

Still definitely a neat thing to try and tinker with though. I would like to be able to use a gesture sensor to control my computer. I think it would work a little bit more efficiently than a thinking cap.

'Kids, put on your thinking caps.'
    
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I think the only issue that would arise from that is that our brains are so scattered and not organized, that using our minds to control a computer would be hard. I mean, you have the helmet on, and forget to cook supper and think "Oh crap, I forgot to cook supper." Then the computer would bring up a picture of a piece of crap, and a random recipe for sewage soup. But thats just me.

Still definitely a neat thing to try and tinker with though. I would like to be able to use a gesture sensor to control my computer. I think it would work a little bit more efficiently than a thinking cap.

'Kids, put on your thinking caps.'
Or it would show everyone that our minds are like the dog from 'Up'..

*Computer, go to Chrome. Open Yahoo.com. Click on..*

*Porn!*
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Dude, you should get another eye, man.
That would be nice, but they cut off the blood supply to my eye when they did my brain surgery.

So, can't even get a transplant...
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