Small Talk

Control Cars With the Power of Your Mind

Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair's Hollywood columnist and critic, and host of the "Little Gold Men" podcast, explains how researchers in China have developed a car that can be driven by your brain waves. The future is now.

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A mannequin is fitted with a prototype of a "mental typewriter", which is an EEG (Electro Encephalogramme Measurement) Cap that processes electric impulses from the brain into commands for (Photo Credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)