April 26, 2005: Get Out Your Tinfoil Hats!Sony Electronics has recently been granted a patent for beaming sensory information directly into the brain. They hope to create video games which you can smell, taste, and touch.
You can read the Reuters story here, where a Sony spokeswoman admitted that they haven't had any successful experiments yet. The patent "was based on an inspiration that this may someday be the direction that technology will take us." In other words, their mind control lasers are still just smoke and mirrors, but they have a patent now. Fnord.
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