A day will come where all of our memories will be able to be accessed and used to keep an aspect of us going throughout society. Meaning a Stephen Hawking brain could really benefit the world after he is dead with holding on to his intellect. That would mean technology to scale from the likes our planet has never seen. Accessing all the data of the mind of some of our smartest so that we can have an advantage as a nation. And with so much brain power, what could a nation do with such information for its infrastructure?
A Henry Ford comes along and is born into this country. Or better yet a Steve Jobs is born and we want his mind to continue. Imagine if we could have kept everything that Jobs did and managed to keep Apple going the same as if he had never left. You’re talking technology rolling out year after year from the vault of Jobs. And since we have everything he wrote down, we could compile this information to build his ideas the same way he would have built them. The uncertainty of where a company is heading after someone as important as him dies wouldn’t be lingering over the heads of the organization’s leaders. But is there a more sinister aspect of the technology?
Manipulation is the main reason why something like this will be halted for a very long time. You would need a large scale oversight into the matter because not everyone is born equal. Some people just have that thing others don’t. So can you imagine a mundane thinker accessing the data of a genius and building their own futures off the backs of someone else. Or better yet, our government laying claim to the mind of this person for their own benefit. That means your family member that died is now property of the government to be used however they please. And who is to also say that someone won’t try to kill you for your mind. Because you are now worth more dead than alive.
This will be something of the future, but in a different context. I don’t know hat the context will be, but the information of people will be left behind because we document so much today. And it will be for more research purposes if anything.
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