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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7325004.stm

I for one can't see the human-computer 'relationship' becoming almost as one over the next 12 years, in the mainstream. Possibly in a test/scientific environment but not in the mainstream.

Alot of what is said in the article already happens re: social networking magazines updated in real time (forums anyone??)
    
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The day I can access OCN using my thoughts and post using my thoughts...well then I will own OCN lol.
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I can see a future whereby people have microchips implanted in them which control certain bodily functions, especially in criminals.

It would boil down to protection of the public VS Privacy rights.
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I can see a future whereby people have microchips implanted in them which control certain bodily functions, especially in criminals.

It would boil down to protection of the public VS Privacy rights.
Which in this day and age, wont happen (HR laws etc)

BUT I can see a benefit of bodily-implants especially in the deaf and/or blind and also for amputees
    
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I can see a future whereby people have microchips implanted in them which control certain bodily functions, especially in criminals.

It would boil down to protection of the public VS Privacy rights.
If people vote for the terrible Marxist governments, this will probably happen. And I bet we won't have a vote on it!

*hides in a cave*
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The day I can access OCN using my thoughts and post using my thoughts...well then I will own OCN lol.
HOLY CRAP, imagine your post count then
    
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HOLY CRAP, imagine your post count then

Yeah...erm..lets imagine
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That would be so cool, just browsing the net with your mind and being able to post lots of things at once on diffrent forums...lol hmm
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That would be awesome. If only I could be online while doing other things...
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Woot!! Ghost in the shell future type things, yay!
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