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Maverick* Research: Mass Adoption of Brain-Monitoring and -Altering Wearables Creates Risk of Mind Control

Published: 30 October 2019

Summary

Consumers have adopted haptic feedback and augmented reality and increasingly rely on virtual assistants. When interactive technology progresses to observe and even modify the brain’s activity, what risks are business leaders taking? (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Included in Full Research

  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations
  • What Are Brain-Altering Wearables?
  • The Problem With Connected Brains
  • Examples of Brain Interface Technologies and Uses
  • Specific Risk to Businesses
  • Early Warnings Are Already Visible: Act Now to Ensure Defensible Use
    • Workplace Employee Brainwave Monitoring Is Already a Real Thing
  • Recommendations for Enterprises

Analysts:

Sylvain Fabre

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