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An electromagnetic monster

What if you could connect your brain to a mobile hard drive and run it on your computer. If so, would the computer be able to think and feel like a sapiens? Would the computer be you? 

 

9788280877369In Yuval Noah Harari's book on the history of humanity, Sapiens, called the last and 20. the chapter "Homo sapiens' finally". The chapter is a pandang to Huxley's Brave New World and Spielberg's Jurassic Park – and what is going on in many American laboratories at the time of writing, is enough to give us backwards, all the while the biotechnological revolution not only puts "an ear of cattle cartilage cells on the back of a mouse", but also, as a researcher at Havard University suggests: "Now that the Neanderthal genome project is complete, we can implant reconstructed Neanderthal DNA into a sapiens egg cell and thus produce the first Neanderthal child in 30 years […] Several women have already offered to be surrogate mothers for the Neanderthal child."

But there is more, much more, as it has been in the books of science fiction writers for so long. We have heard of this strange creature the cyborg, which is a cross between organic and inorganic materials like humans with bionic additions; what started with glasses, dentures, pacemakers, artificial hands and feet after stepping on mines or being injured in traffic accidents, in other words prostheses, but now Harari writes about something completely different and very sophisticated: “The latest generation of hearing aids sometimes called 'bionic ears'. The device consists of an implant that absorbs sound through a placed microphone. . .

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