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It's all too easy to binge your way through an entire Netflix series, but what if you could do so using just your mind?

It might sound like something from science fiction, but it's possible. And Netflix has proved it at its most recent hack day.

Hack days see employees come up with wacky new features and ways of watching using technology. (They previously gave birth to the Netflix socks, for example.) The latest brainchild? Mind-controlled viewing.

Take a look.

It's pitched as a way to watch Netflix without having to find the remote control. Though you do need a "brain-reading headband", which you could also lose.

It lets you control the menu just by moving your head. Nodding up scrolls up, to the left takes you left, and so on. The mind control element comes in when you "think play" and your chosen show starts.

Of course it's just a bit of fun. But considering the BBC recently tested controlling iPlayer via mind control, watching telly using our minds might not be far off after all.

Other projects at the hack day include a 'Stranger Things'-inspired jumper that spells out words using soldered-on LED lights, and a retro-styled video games collection based on 'Stranger Things'.

Source: Netflix

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