neural prosthetics

3 years, 9 months ago

http://www.ted.com/talks/ed_boyden.html

Not sure how I feel about this.

You should also check out many of the other talks on the site.

July 28, 2011 at 9:50 pm

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Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 2 years, 9 months ago ago

@brook, Where do I sign up. Seriously though, I would need to see studies that validate the viability of this technology. I would wait for versions 2.0, or 3.0, to come out before actually integrating neural prosthetics into my brain. Depending on the rate of nanotechnological development, I expect I’ll see something of this nature in my lifetime. Imagine technological telepathy, derived from neural networking, it would either be horrid, or awesome.

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Profile photo of Sasho Stoyanov Anonymous (@) 2 years, 9 months ago ago

@imhotep, you’re really into human augmentation, huh? Deus Ex much?

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Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 2 years, 9 months ago ago

@beyond, Yea, I guess it stems from a childhood fixation with Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation. I also also fear death, so any scientific solution to the inevitable decay of our bodies, is of interest to me.

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Profile photo of Martijn Schirp Martijn Schirp A (@martijn) 2 years, 9 months ago ago

I posted this in another topic but it has a place here too: http://shinzenyoung.blogspot.nl/2012/07/meet-my-new-girlfriend-tdcs.html

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