Humans 2.0: meet the entrepreneur who wants to put a chip in your brain

Humans 2.0: meet the entrepreneur who wants to put a chip in your brain

Humans 2.0: meet the entrepreneur who wants to put a chip in your brain 150 150 icnagency

By: Zofia Niemtus | Humans 2.0: meet the entrepreneur who wants to put a chip in your brain | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Bryan Johnson’s company, Kernel, aims to improve mental function and treat disorders by creating a brain interface

Bryan Johnson isn’t short of ambition. The founder and CEO of neuroscience company Kernel wants “to expand the bounds of human intelligence”. He is planning to do this with neuroprosthetics; brain augmentations that can improve mental function and treat disorders. Put simply, Kernel hopes to place a chip in your brain.

It isn’t clear yet exactly how this will work. There’s a lot of excited talk about the possibilities of the technology, but – publicly, at least – Kernel’s output at the moment is an idea. A big idea.

I spent a decade being tortured in my own mind

Related: Brain tree: why we replenish only some of our cells | Daniel Glaser

Continue reading…

icn-neurocience

Latest news and features from theguardian.com, the world’s leading liberal voice