A near future generation of super-duper computers may (will) have the ability to not only read your thoughts and memories, but potentially delete them.
However, such devices are open to abuse on a frightening degree, as the academics made clear.
They warned that “malicious brain-hacking” and “hazardous uses of medical neurotechnology” could require a redefinition of the idea of mental integrity.
This technology represents a whole new level of “right think”. And it could have horrifying potential as a WMD, potential “wiping” brains clean like hard drives. No thoughts at all. The good news is that scientists figure most modern Americans literally have nothing to lose…
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