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Could future devices read images from our brains

24 Jul 2014 Milad Moodi
As an expert on cutting-edge digital displays, Mary Lou Jepsen studies how to show our most creative ideas on screens. And as a brain surgery patient herself, she is driven to know more about the neural activity that underlies invention, creativity and thought.

About speaker

Mary Lou Jepsen is the head of the Display Division at Google [x].  Previously she has founded or co-founded 4 different startups and served as the CTO or CEO at all of them. Read more about her.

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analytical

thinking about things in a detailed and intelligent way, so that you can examine and understand things

intelligence

the ability to learn, understand, and think about things

conventional wisdom

the opinion that most people consider to be normal and right, but that is sometimes shown to be wrong

precision

the quality of being very exact or correct

scenario

a written description of the characters, place, and things that will happen in a film, play etc

colleague

someone you work with - used especially by professional people

resolution

the power of a television, camera, microscope etc to give a clear picture

debate

discussion of a particular subject that often continues for a long time and in which people express different opinions

constantly

all the time, or very often

sequence

one part of a story, film etc that deals with a single subject or action

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