A computer chip in your brain? • Download This Show

18 December 2022 6:48 pm

Would you put a computer chip in your brain? It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but is fiction actually about to become a reality?

From Elon Musk wanting to put computer chips into people’s brains to the complete collapse of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, it was a packed episode on Marc Fennell’s Download This Show podcast this week.

How much money would it take for you to put a computer chip in your brain? If he wasn’t busy enough ruining Twitter, Elon Musk now wants to implant computer chips into people’s brains.

Neuralink, an “ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine that interfaces to connect humans and computers” theorised to help humans do things like see, walk, or any number of things, was a hot topic online this week.

What do I think about Elon’s latest attempt to convince people he’s smarter than ever? No. Double no. Absolutely no!

Speaking of terrifying technology that shouldn’t be in the hands of the wrong people, a US police unit recently invested in killer robots.

Do people not realise that Black Mirror is meant to be fictional, right?

If, like me, you’re one of the people who believe that crypto is a Ponzi scheme, the collapse of FTX should have you feeling pretty confident right about now.

If you missed me on this episode of Download This Show, don’t worry! Tune in below (or wherever you get your podcasts), and let me know what you think!

How much money would you need to put a computer chip in your brain? Name your price in the comments below!

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