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Zuckerberg wants Facebook to build a mind-reading machine

If you’re concerned about Facebook’s privacy scandals or worried that it’s listening in on your phone calls, you’ll likely be disturbed by CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent comments at Harvard. Despite the fact that Facebook is under fire from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and facing more skepticism from the public about its business practices, the tech giant’s chief executive officer discussed the company’s research into a brain-computer interface that would allow people to use their mind to navigate through augmented reality. Even though this might sound creepy, don’t worry, Zuckerberg said they have no current plans to develop surgically implanted chips. The idea would be to produce some type of external device, perha ...