Y.M. sent in a link to a story with the headline "Jury awards $6.5M in CA case of nozzle thought gun", remarking that
This is the first I ever heard of nozzle thought guns. Needless to say, I am worried.
I believe that nozzle thought guns are mentioned in one of Iain Banks' earlier novels, maybe The Player of Games. Indeed a terrifying concept.
The headline has since been changed to "Jury awards $6.5M in case of mistaken gun death". The background is here.