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Facebook working on new project ‘to read your mind’

At least, when it comes to what you'd like to say or type. The social network giant, at its annual developers conference, unveiled Wednesday projects aimed at allowing users to use their minds to type messages or their skin to hear words. "Speech is essentially a compression algorithm, and a lousy one at that," Facebook executive and former DARPA director Regina Dugan told a packed audience at the Silicon Valley event. "That is why we love great writers and poets, because they are just a little bit better at…