1998 – A Georgia man became the first person that ran a computer controlled by thought. The subject (known as J.R.) was paralyzed due to stroke. Dr Roy Bakay and Dr. Phillip Kennedy implanted a glass cone into J.R’s brain, which would allow him to mentally control the PC.
This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for October 26
- Sig Hartmann resigns from Commodore
- Sony introduced the PS2 in the United States
- Facebook releases Scribe
- JVC announced U-format video recorders