Whether to improve our cognition or as a lasts desperate attempt to survive while waiting for better bodies to replace our ailing ones, brain interfaces which allow us to communicate directly with technology are already on their way. Experiments have been performed with monkeys thousands of miles apart with one brain controlling the other monkey's actions. At the moment it takes months of training and computer learning to determine which signals do what, but with the ever exponential increase in computing power that time will be significantly reduced in future.
So rather than asking Siri out loud how many calories in a banana, perhaps one day just thinking the question will be enough for a flood of information to appear in your mind ready for you do dive into and review?
This section will keep you up to date with the latest developments and real world examples of the continuing blurring between man and machine.
Brain Interface Blog Posts
Nexus Book Review (Ramez Naam)
02-Sep-2019 A thought-provoking book with the same thorough detail given to the near future as Iain M. Banks does to the far future culture universe.
Brain implants could bring technological revolutionGuardian - 10-Sep-2019
Paralysed people could walk using brain implants by 2040Read more...
Electrical stimulation of specific brain regions of mice led to a new memoryScientific American - 27-Aug-2019
“Memories, you’re talking about memories” - Deckard, Blade Runner 1982Read more...
Zapping the brain to cure morbid obesityMetro - 19-Aug-2019
May be the last option to save morbidly obese - already successful in miceRead more...