An Honest Portrait

Today’s Daily Post was “A mad scientist friend offers you a chip that would allow you to know what the people you’re talking to are thinking. The catch: you can’t turn it off. Do you accept the chip?” Coincidentally, I was watching a TED talk this morning on how close to mind reading chips we are. The synchronicity was too strong not to share it.

As for whether I would take the chip?

I probably would. Some studies have shown people have a tendency to impute malice where there is only accident. While I try to avoid assumptions it would be useful to have more information.

Also, a brain chip! I would be proper cyberpunk with one of those.

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5 thoughts on “An Honest Portrait

    1. Apart from closing our eyes, humans can’t turn off their senses at the moment.

      It might be very odd at first, but I anticipate my unconscious would start to filter the thought-data in the same way it filters hearing and so forth at the moment.

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