This IBM programmer can control a BB-8 droid from 'Star Wars' with his mind
It's just as Jedi as it sounds.To make it work, Carr turned to the Emotiv Insight, a consumer headset that can read your brain waves, plus some under-the-hood plumbing from IBM's cloud computing platform.
Here's the best part, in GIF form:
And the full video:
In the video, Carr explains that when it comes to the technology of "Star Wars," he'd rather have a droid or a hyperspace-capable spaceship than a lightsaber.
"Can you imagine giving a lightsaber to somebody? They'd chop their arms off," Carr says.
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