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Intel wants to plug a smartphone into your brain

Discussion:  Intel recently released a paper on mobile computing that stated that connected devices, such as smartphones, will inevitably begin to interface with the human brain.  Before this can happen, there are a few technological advancements that need to be made.  The first is a lag-free operating system that anyone can use intuitively to preform any computing task.  The second is a more robust capability to interface with the human body, and the third is advancements in security so that devices can recognize their owners.  Plugging your smartphone into your brain seems to be a reality of the future.

Source:  CNN News

Date:  May 3, 2012

Link:  http://money.cnn.com/2012/05/03/technology/smartphone-in-your-brain/index.htm

Discussion Questions:

  • Why does security need to advance in order for this idea to come to fruition?
  • What are some of the drawbacks of using this technology?

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