A Network of Two

illustration of four brains that are connected to each other

HBO Max’s sci-fi series "Made for Love" reveals the dangers of a controversial new technology that uses a brain implant to connect to minds. Is this concept possible?

Sara Goering, a professor of philosophy at the University of Washington with an expertise in neuroethics, tells Inverse that this technology really is being developed. Sort of.

“Certainly there is work being done on how to identify biomarkers or neural activity associated with mood,” she says, “and there’s evidence that neural activity from the visual cortex can be interpreted to identify some of what the individual is seeing.”

Read the entire article on inverse.com: A Network of Two