It's here. neuron-to-computer communication
It seems that Ray Kurzweil's predictions of full immersion virtual reality within 30 years in bang on track. Scientists have made the first steps or interfacing silicon with neurons.
New Scientist Tech - Breaking News - Chip ramps up neuron-to-computer communication: "A specialised microchip that could communicate with thousands of individual brain cells has been developed by European scientists."Exciting times ahead. Welcome to the matrix!