Your brain on Wi-Fi

Transhumanists see a future where our brains are wirelessly connected to the Internet, giving us godlike powers. Setting aside the fact that this is a breathtakingly bad idea (nothing connected to the Internet is completely secure from hackers), this sci-fi vision has become an alternate religion, promising heaven on a silicon chip.

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