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.
That, however, was just an offhand comment — his Facebook Live remarks are far more telling. Telling in the sense that, where I see a dim corporatocratic…