The most depressing tech story that isn’t Elon-related you’ll see today

Posted by Matt Birchler
— 1 min read

Ricky: Welcome to the Most Dystopian News Story of the Year

So these headphones that I wish weren’t real, what are they and what do they actually do? Well, according to Farahani, they monitor your brain activity and can tell when you’re focusing on your job, day dreaming, chatting to your colleagues, or even browsing social media. They can send a live feed of your brain activity to your employer who can look into your mind at any time.

I didn’t believe this article was talking about something serious until I watched the video myself. There’s something haunting about someone standing on stage, bragging about how employers can monitor their employees’ brain waves and use that against them, and then to hear the crowd applaud.