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#1 Galadriel

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Posted 23 April 2009 - 11:01 PM

An unusual scientific breakthrough was brought about by the popular micro blogging platform known as 'twitter'.

Adam Wilson posted two messages on Twitter on April 15. The first one, "GO BADGERS," might have been sent by any University of Wisconsin-Madison student cheering for the school team.

His second post, 20 minutes later, was a little more unusual: "SPELLING WITH MY BRAIN."

Wilson, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering, was confirming an announcement he had made two weeks earlier -- his lab had developed a way to post messages on Twitter using electrical impulses generated by thought.


Full story at CNN Mobile.

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Posted 23 April 2009 - 11:39 PM

:thumbsup:

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Posted 23 April 2009 - 11:53 PM

That is a new twitter app just around the corner. Maybe we will see 2 minutes ago from Tweetbrain

Who would have thought Twitter would have such an impact. There is more to "so called" social networking than meets the eye, I think.

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Posted 24 April 2009 - 09:45 AM

Obviously most people would say that I would not have much to say :thumbsup:
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Posted 24 April 2009 - 02:05 PM

Gives a whole new meaning to the term 'Bird Brain'. :thumbsup:

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Posted 24 April 2009 - 02:18 PM

So if ur watching a Horror movie it goes liek AAAAH OOOOOOOOOH on ur Twitter account? :thumbsup:

Every one goes fun fun fun


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Posted 24 April 2009 - 10:28 PM

Who's actually going to use this, much less read their posts?
Don't mind me, I'm just lurking.




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