In front of Rao was a video game in which he had to destroy rockets that were fired from pirate ships and the way to demolish them was to hit the space bar. But, instead of actually hitting the key, he just thought about it. Across campus, in a separate building, Stocco sat in a chair in front of another keyboard and waited.
When Rao thought about hitting the key, his brain signals traveled through the internet to Stocco, whose finger then pressed the space bar and, in turn, caused a rocket to be destroyed on the video game in front of Rao.
Wow! And a little creepy.
Here are the podcast and the transcript.