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Microsoft files patent for a crypto mining system using human brain activity

Tech Story | 02/04/2021 10:34 PM | Click to read full article

Microsoft plans on “monitoring people’s brain activity and other personal biometric data” to generate cryptocurrencies. The patent filed by the company said that it will use sensors that will track the specific activity of the users.

This activity could include tasks like viewing ads and then convert them into data that can be used to solve complex equations which is what happens in general proof of work systems.