Using a brain-computer interface, folks are able to operate an avatar in Second Life. (Article)
While I don’t think doing simple things with computers via brain waves is all that new, it is cool to see it used in a ‘freely available’ virtual environment populated be all sorts of folks from around the world. (Instead some lonely server tucked away in a research facility.)
While I think this application is in its infancy, we can all agree it demonstrates interesting possibilities.
NewWorld Notes has more. Looks like they will continue to push this forward.
Clickable Culture looks at some of the earlier attempts at this sort of thing.