CNET: Our Brains Will Be Like Smartphones By 2030?

Somehow, this doesn’t strike me as pleasant news:

Kurzweil has a truly, madly, deeply optimistic view of who we will be when nanobots are implanted into our brains so we can expand our intelligence by directly tapping into the Internet.

This is such a relief. I had feared that when a robot was implanted into my brain, my head would hurt. I was afraid that I wouldn’t be quite in touch with my feelings, as I wouldn’t be sure if they were real or just the promptings of my inner robot.

Kurzweil, though, has reassured me. Speaking recently at Singularity University, where he is a member of the faculty, he explained that my brain will develop in the same way my smartphone has.

Yeah… if my brain is going to turn out like OS 8.0?

I’m going to have to pass on that. ¬†Everyone else can have fun with their new godlike OS upgrades.

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