Can I learn Digital?

Dev Nag deity at leland.Stanford.EDU
Tue Feb 3 22:35:39 EST 1998


In article <6b79ah$l93$1 at fu-berlin.de>,  <cijadra at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>"Steve Black" <sblack at enternet.com.au> wrote:
>
>>Hi
>
>>I was wondering if anyone here knows of any research into the speed at which
>>humans could process a digital signal that was interfaced to nerve cells via
>>touch. If I had a device that touched my skin and gave a digital signal (via
>>pressure for example), could I 'learn' binary code? Could I learn to 'run'
>>this signal through an internally learnt program and translate, say, a
>>digital ASCII signal into language in my brain?
>
>>Juz wondering.
>
>>Steve

	I suspect you could...isn't that similar to the sort of binary parsing
visually impaired individuals have to do when reading Braille?

							=Dev.


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