Anti-NIS Accessories

27/11/2020

Wearables to thwart neuro-imaging surveillance.

The paradigm of clothing as protector and concealer is slowly shifting: increasingly, our bodies are becoming more and more public, while new forms of neuroimaging technology are developing that may one day allow for surveillance and interception of the contents of our minds. Neuro-Imaging Surveillance (NIS) is a concept about the next generation of camera surveillance and biometric identification tracking, which could scan for suspicious thought patterns in the minds of the public.
Can the purpose of clothing be expanded to serve a hybrid purpose: acting as an expressive covering of the body, and also maintaining privacy of things like emotions, intelligence, and even more specific “brain data”?