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In the spirit of works by William Gibson, a silicon chip implant that mimics the hippocampus is under development. (Read
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|"I prefer to call it "wetware", and aside from encompassing "expert systems" for people in remote locations (plumbing knowledge would be handy in Frobisher's Bay, on Baffin Island or on a spacecraft), it would have more conventional uses for everyday people to be able to plug in a chip with, say, complete comprehension of a new language."
(SFwriter 11/1/2004 6:48:08 AM)
|"What I see here is a dream come true. Knowing how the hippocampus work, we could stimulate it externally with ficticious short-term memories to recode them into long term memories in the brain, thus sending directly to our heads our daily lessons at school/university or even travels a la "Total Recall"."
(Visionary 11/3/2004 6:23:10 AM)
|"This could be usefull in preserving sanity lost during suspended animation by wetwiring memories and dreams into a revived brain"
(Coyote 12/27/2004 2:50:26 AM)
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