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"With the benefits of this type of technology come risks. We may improve ourselves in some way but much like the improvements with other technologies, mobile phones for example, they become vulnerable to risks, such as security problems and computer viruses."
Professor Rafael Capurro of the Steinbeis-Transfer-Institute of Information Ethics in Germany told BBC News that the research was "interesting". "If someone can get online access to your implant, it could be serious," he said.
Originally posted by AABacon
I'd just like to get it on record about my theory. One day, Microsoft will come out with "Braindows" a chip directly implanted into the brain that will make man and computer one. Imagine, doing a web search right in your mind. Fantastic! Or being able to calculate chess positions and beat anyone without the chip. I for one, would be first in line.
In the words of Agent Smith, "It's evolution, Morpheus. This is our world, our time."