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Switzerland is holding the world’s first Cyborg Olympics

Switzerland is holding the world’s first Cyborg Olympics Now there’s the Cybathlon: the world’s first competition for disabled athletes using bionic assistive technology.“Although people are at the centre of our event, technology also plays a relatively large role,” said founder Robert Reiner in an interview.

I moved a robotic hand using (basically) my mind

I moved a robotic hand using (basically) my mind They showed me a robotic hand prototype which I controlled remotely by contracting and relaxing the muscles on my hand.In practice, this could help a person with no fist control a robotic fist with simple muscle contractions.