Generation WiFi wants brains hooked to Internet

WND | November 17, 2014

By Leo Hohmann

According to a survey by tech giant Cisco Systems, about a fourth of professionals ages 18 to 50 would leap at the chance to get a surgical brain implant that allowed them to instantly link their thoughts to the Internet.

The study was conducted on 3,700 adults working in white-collar jobs in 15 countries.

“Assuming a company invented a brain implant that made the World Wide Web instantly accessible to their thoughts, roughly one-quarter would move forward with the operation,” the study found.

Generation Y professionals, those born in the 1980s through 2000, were only slightly more apt to say they would get the surgery, at 26 percent, versus 21 percent of Gen Xers or those born from the early 1960s through the early 1980s.

The study posed dozens of technology-related questions to professionals in 15 countries including the U.S., Japan, China, Russia and France.

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1 Comment on "Generation WiFi wants brains hooked to Internet"

  1. Recent developments in brain computer interface technology now make it possible to “commune” using thoughts only between those equipped with this technology. So to will a “godlike” artificial intelligence, created in the image of the carnal imagination of man, be able to “commune” with those equipped with this technology. The big problem is, IT’S NOT GOD!

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