This IBM programmer can control a BB-8 droid from 'Star Wars' with his mind
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Joshua Carr, a lead engineer at IBM, decided to take Sphero's excellent "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" BB-8 app-powered droid and take it a step further with the ability to control it with his mind.
It's just as Jedi as it sounds.
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.