Computers that connect to the human brain could bring an end to Alzheimer's. They could allow us to possess superhuman levels of memory and intelligence. They could change everything—and Bryan Johnson's Kernel is making it happen.
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Progress in genetic engineering and brain-machine interfaces may redefine our humanity. Such enhancement technologies will first have medical applications, but in the coming decades, they could allow us to boost physical abilities or even digitize human consciousness. What are the social and ethical implications?