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Is Neuralink a threat to humanity?

eric.tan.58173000eric.tan.58173000 Posts: 4
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Hi guys:)

Is Neuralink a threat to humanity where people will go extinct because they can go full dive in Virtual reality with a brain implant?

Will we really get Neuralink by 2038?

Or is this all doomed to fail?

Thanks?

Comments

  • RichooalRichooal Posts: 1,725 Valuable Player
    1. Yes it's a threat. No people cannot go extinct from it.
    2. I was hoping we could push it back to 2048. (I'll probably be dead or too old to care).
    3. It's doomed to be plagued by excessive legislation especially if some of the larger social platforms start buying into it.

    Imagine a social VR platform with a headset capable of reading those implanted electrodes.
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  • snowdogsnowdog Posts: 7,736 Valuable Player
    Well I won't have any worries, I won't be able to use it because they won't be able to make an implant complex enough for my far superior brain. 🧠😁

    And there's bound to be women out there of child bearing age that aren't willing to risk a brain implant so I'll be the one keeping the human race going with a sizable harem. 😎
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  • MorgrumMorgrum Posts: 1,737 Valuable Player
    I wouldnt complain about a cyberjack.
    I mean you need one to drive an Exo Suit in Exo Squad.
    Or Jump into a local net for a hack.
    Maybe even jack a gunsight to you for aiming.

    Not everyone can have a Thinking Cap like in Robotech!!

    Real life though just think on what a cyberjack could do for someone who’s paralyzed.
    WAAAGH!
  • ZenbaneZenbane Posts: 15,742 Valuable Player
    Reality and Humanity will simply get redefined to reflect advances in physics, neuroscience, and philosophy.

    One day the Sun will explode, and that is definitely a threat to Humanity and Reality, no matter what the definition is. Advances in technology and enhancing our species is the only way to give Humanity a chance to survive our inevitable extinction.
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  • RuneSR2RuneSR2 Posts: 5,965 Valuable Player
    Not sure Neuralink is that bad, compared to the upcoming Covid-666  :#
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