“Should You Add a Microchip to Your Brain?”

Title“Should You Add a Microchip to Your Brain?”
Year for Search2019
AuthorsSchneider, Susan
Secondary TitleThe New York Times
Date PublishedJune 10, 2019 with over 200 comments
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

The Op-Ed considers the ethical ramifications in a future where AI has advanced so much and eliminated so many jobs that people are adding microchips to their brain to avoid unemployment. 

URLhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/10/opinion/future-artificial-intelligence-transhumanism.html
Info Notes

One of a series of “Op-Eds From the Future” that began May 27, 2019 and continued regularly through the rest of the year, with most, but not all, with eutopian or dystopian elements.

Illustration

Illus. John Karborn

Holding Institutions

Online

Author Note

The female author is the Director of the AI, Mind and Society Group at the University of Connecticut

Full Text

2019 Schneider, Susan. “Should You Add a Microchip to Your Brain?” Illus. John Karborn. The New York Times (June 10, 2019) with over 200 comments. https://www. nytimes.com/2019/06/10/opinion/future-artificial-intelligence-transhumanism.html. One of a series of “Op-Eds From the Future” that began May 27, 2019 and continued regularly through the rest of the year, with most, but not all, with eutopian or dystopian elements.

The Op-Ed considers the ethical ramifications in a future where AI has advanced so much and eliminated so many jobs that people are adding microchips to their brain to avoid unemployment. The female author is the Director of the AI, Mind and Society Group at the University of Connecticut.