Glyn BrittonAmazing book-length post on why Elon Musk 's new company Neuralink is trying to build a 'wizards hat' full brain-machine interface. It'See more;s an absolute must read, really mind expanding. It covers some very fascinating but complex ideas but in a very accesible way.
"Computers can compute and organize and run complex software—software that can even learn on its own. But they can’t think in the way humans can. The Human Colossus... knows that the ultimate brain extension tool would be one that can really, actually, legitimately think." "The thing that people, I think, don’t appreciate right now is that they are already a cyborg." "You can ask a question via Google and get an answer instantly." "The thing that would change is the interface—having a high-bandwidth interface to your digital enhancements.." "it... makes sense to upgrade ourselves from primitive, low-bandwidth cyborgs to modern, high-bandwidth cyborgs."
Pro-tip: I read this in Refind's reader view, so I didn't have to look at what sounds like some pretty gory images and videos of brains.
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