Brain implants are on their way, say Dr. Gary Marcus of NYU and Dr. Christof Koch of the Allen Institute for Brain Science.
“By the end of this century, and quite possibly much sooner, every input device that has ever been sold will be obsolete. Forget the “heads-up” displays that the high-end car manufactures are about to roll out, allowing drivers to see data without looking away from the road. By the end of the century, many of us will be wired directly into the cloud, from brain to toe.”
Will this new world be challenging? Perhaps, but the authors cite President Ronald Reagan on who will thrive in the future: “The future doesn’t belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave.”