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Lego - Puzzlebox
One of the earliest hacks to be published, this set of instructions explained how to modify a MindFlex toy to output brainwave information through to an Arduino. This made sense when our earliest developer headsets cost $200. But today, you can simply modify one of the RF boards on a MindWave or connect a MindWave Mobile to an Arduino board through an additional Bluetooth board.
Ostensibly, the next step after hacking into a MindFlex was to turn it into a torture device. Stay focused or get shocked.
The Arduino uses the open source language Processing. Some of the work related to arduino development was extended into a PC version of the brainwave band visualization.
Brain Blinker - Make Magazine
Make Magazine published an article on hacking. The original article was not published online, but is available in issue 26.
MindBullets – Nerf Gun Hack
Fire bullets… with your Mind! This clever hack enables you to modify one of the battery powered Nerf guns.
One user started an experiment to monitor changes in his body and mood based upon daily drug consumption. Hacks do not have to be just hardware and software. This “body hack” takes a cue from the quantified self-movement and is largely research driven.