The US military will spend $62 million to develop an implantable microchip that will allow the human brain to directly communicate with computer systems.

The goal is to create a real cyborg, a human with both organic and manufactured body parts.

The Pentagon’s research agency, the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is set to spend $62 million on developing an implantable microchip, roughly the size of one cubic centimeter, that will allow the human brain to directly communicate with computer systems.

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DARPA’s program director for the project says the implant is seeking to “open the channel between the human brain and modern electronics.”

A statement from DARPA said it will enable “data-transfer bandwidth between the human brain and the digital world, feeding digital auditory or visual information into the brain.”

http://21stcenturywire.com/2016/03/09/darpa-spending-62-million-to-create-military-cyborgs/

 

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