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