4th October 2009 - 12:09 AM
QUOTE (Hyperium+Sep 13 2009, 06:54 PM)
Thankfully our minds have no connection to the internet.
An absurdly false statement. OF COURSE our minds are connected to the Internet, as they are connected to all and any experience.
The only (obvious) difference (to me) between "The Internet" and average every day experience is that the average lag time between question and answer is far, far less on the Internet. In other words, there is less 'resistance' to the 'forward movement' of knowledge.
Which means we can learn faster which means (very much IMHO) we will get both smarter and, likely, crazier, over time...
4th October 2009 - 12:11 AM
QUOTE (Raphie Frank+Oct 3 2009, 08:09 PM)
An absurdly false statement. OF COURSE our minds are connected to the Internet, as they are connected to all and any experience...
This becomes inaccurate when discussing direct brain/computer links like those discussed in cyberpunk fiction.
Fingers crossed that it's only a few years away.
4th October 2009 - 09:57 PM
To the original poster and the primary question, yes you can run internet software and connections on a human mind, however the long range implications of doing so, are not fully understood at this point in time?
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