Article first appeared at The Daily Sheeple.
Yep. He also said computers will be able to read your mind, interpret your thoughts, and then beam them straight into Facebook!
OH GOODY. (Not.)
Via The Sun:
Zuck has hinted that social networks of the future will be powered by telepathy, allowing ordinary people to beam their brainwaves and emotions directly onto the internet…
“I think you’re going to be able to capture a thought [and take] what you’re thinking or feeling, in its kind of ideal and perfect form in your head and share that with the world,” he said whilst discussing predictions of the future with the Washington Post.
He went on to discuss research decoding MRIs to know what people are thinking, and the removal and transplantation of memory:
Zuck said government researchers had already worked out how to remove the memory of solving a maze from one rat’s head and then implant it in another rodent’s noggin.
“Then that mouse, without ever having been through the maze, was able to go do it. “That’s just straight out of the Matrix, right?”
Yes. Yes it is.
Zuckerberg has been on this kick for a while now (via WAPO):
This is not the first time Zuck has salivated over mind-reading, an apparent preoccupation of the young CEO. He first called telepathy the “the future of communication” almost exactly one year ago.
“Sharing”… uh huh. Is that what he’s calling it?
You see where all this is headed, don’t you?
The writing is all over the Facebook wall (bad pun, sorry). Mark Zuckerberg is saying that Facebook… is… The Matrix.
The elite always try to make this sound so trendy and futuristic and fun, but come on. We’ve all seen The Matrix. And if Spybook is reading your thoughts, so is the government.
The elite at Davos know that most people will be all about it though. This year, a panel discussed all the same topics Mark referenced above. As the Davos panel pointed out in a meeting on people’s minds ‘telling on them,’ the majority of people have already affirmed that they are more than willing to give up their privacy for convenience: