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The ‘Brainy’ Internet

Poll: Would you get it?
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Definitely not!
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Well yeah. But wouldn’t everyone be world experts in their chosen fields if all you had to do was download all the knowledge up to date on your brain?

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Knowledge only takes you so far, but yes I suppose in theory it’s possible. But then we have multiple experts now and like you say not everyone can know everything

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Ahaha on that I agree. With all the physics knowledge in the world, I guess I’d still suck in the said subject XD

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I have to wait and hear the opinions of the people around me before getting this (I’d rather not get hacked, thanks XD)

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I would definitely sign up for beta testing. I wouldn’t have thought that the technology would be able to be hacked easily as if the brain is only used for input signals it shouldn’t have the capacity to control any thoughts or actions unless the relevant output areas were connected. With how complex the brain is and how hard it is just to understand let alone make adjustments as they are making some progress in now, I doubt that there would be many on earth who would be able to use the first waves of tech to carry out their nefarious plans.

As for downloading knowledge, even if this was a possibility I doubt it would ever create experts just walking encyclopaedias. It takes more than just reading and absorbing information to create real knowledge. Connections need to be made, data to be analysed and opinions formed if any new revelations are to be made. Learning is a very personal process that I doubt can be replicated by downloading if one wants to become a pioneer in the field.

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Wow, just think of the possibilities! Cheating in your super hard French test, playing games (if that’s possible) on the bus, going on here when you are bored in a maths lesson!

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Lani - 04 April 2014 10:26 AM

I would definitely sign up for beta testing. I wouldn’t have thought that the technology would be able to be hacked easily as if the brain is only used for input signals it shouldn’t have the capacity to control any thoughts or actions unless the relevant output areas were connected. With how complex the brain is and how hard it is just to understand let alone make adjustments as they are making some progress in now, I doubt that there would be many on earth who would be able to use the first waves of tech to carry out their nefarious plans.

As for downloading knowledge, even if this was a possibility I doubt it would ever create experts just walking encyclopaedias. It takes more than just reading and absorbing information to create real knowledge. Connections need to be made, data to be analysed and opinions formed if any new revelations are to be made. Learning is a very personal process that I doubt can be replicated by downloading if one wants to become a pioneer in the field.[/quote

*Nods* yes Professor. Good post right there

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no, i wouldn’t get it because what if my brain got a virus and drove me insane.

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