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Valve co-founder says brain-computer interfaces will let you ‘edit’ your feelings


The head of video games giant Valve says future brain-computer interfaces could change how players feel. Gabe Newell believes BCIs will soon create superior experiences to what we can perceive through our eyes and ears alone. “But that’s not where it gets weird,” he told New Zealand’s 1 News. “Where it gets weird is when who you are becomes editable through a BCI.” Newell envisions the devices detecting a gamer’s emotions and then adjusting the settings to modify their mood — like ramping up the difficulty when they’re getting bored. But they could also be applied to everyday aspects of our lives, from turning…

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