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Do you even need nanomachines in the brain? I mean in what God's incarnation do you place something inside your head. Is there any novel or sci-fi movies after year 1947 related to this? Nanomachines in the brain?
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Well, I assume to make your brain not having the requirement of organic means. Which can extend your life dramatically assuming you COULD do so. (Right now, doesn't seem possible Yet). Or to replace lost brain cells over time?
I mean, I'm kinda curious what made you ask the question
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No. Yes. Yes.

Good talk, but remember: nanomachines rot the brain. That's why only Senator Armstrong was strong enough to use it once they found out that the Parasites weren't very symbiotic.
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Well, I mean that idea of them "rotting the brain" is assuming they aren't Meant to be "Inorganic" brain cells. (Which is why people would do this)

This is why I asking for the context of this, since I kinda don't know.
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Well, I mean that idea of them "rotting the brain" is assuming they aren't Meant to be "Inorganic" brain cells. (Which is why people would do this)

This is why I asking for the context of this, since I kinda don't know.


Well, there really isn't a need for one besides repairing brain cells and delivery. I mean we got electromagnetic radiation covered for reading and or sending information to the brain. So what is it that nanomachine can do that electromagnetic radiation cannot? That it requires to send a machine inside, haven't found a use besides repairing so just curious
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Replacing Brain Cells.
Sure, they can repair, but if you could replace brain cells with heavy duty ones, might be an idea.


I do see that the main reason for having them is repair and replacement. I make no bearing upon their use of reading and sending info to the brain when ER can do so. Unless someone is really desiring as such on a personal level?
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Replacing Brain Cells.
Sure, they can repair, but if you could replace brain cells with heavy duty ones, might be an idea.


I do see that the main reason for having them is repair and replacement. I make no bearing upon their use of reading and sending info to the brain when ER can do so. Unless someone is really desiring as such on a personal level?


Well, the only use would be to cover what EM cannot, only the EM guys would know, and they haven't showed themselves
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Yes, I'd love to have nanomachines in my entire body repairing damaged cells and killing off disease. In the brain nanomachines could repair lost synaptic connections or do any with ones that create negative habitual behavior. Moreover, it's possible nanomachines in the brain could augment memory giving us total recall or videographic memory (think of youtube memory).
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Yeah, so then I can't make any bearing on it other than potentially improved signal transfer directly and potentially better adaptation of technological parts in bodies (like how for some people, they use robotic limbs to replace lost ones, and so having better integration might help the use of said parts)
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Yes, I'd love to have nanomachines in my entire body repairing damaged cells and killing off disease. In the brain nanomachines could repair lost synaptic connections or do any with ones that create negative habitual behavior. Moreover, it's possible nanomachines in the brain could augment memory giving us total recall or videographic memory (think of youtube memory).


Personally I like the idea of MOST of it, except the augmentation of memory and behaviour. I don't think ANYONE, even the person who has it,should be able to edit their own behaviour and memory. Could lead to many problems socially, and even with the manipulation of thoughts by malicious people.
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Yes, I'd love to have nanomachines in my entire body repairing damaged cells and killing off disease. In the brain nanomachines could repair lost synaptic connections or do any with ones that create negative habitual behavior. Moreover, it's possible nanomachines in the brain could augment memory giving us total recall or videographic memory (think of youtube memory).


Personally I like the idea of MOST of it, except the augmentation of memory and behaviour. I don't think ANYONE, even the person who has it,should be able to edit their own behaviour and memory. Could lead to many problems socially, and even with the manipulation of thoughts by malicious people.


I can see your concern but imagine programming your nanomachines to weaken synaptic connections that deal with negative compulsive behavior like overeating and substance abuse. It would be such a positive thing to go to sleep and wake up not having the urge to first lit a cigarette or reach for a drink.

Moreover, malicious people already manipulate the thoughts of others who are predisposed to follow certain figureheads. That's how some cults work that can manipulate people to give up their children or even kill or hurt others or themselves. In this case, they use low tech psychological manipulation techniques instead of high tech bio-programming.
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Yes, I'd love to have nanomachines in my entire body repairing damaged cells and killing off disease. In the brain nanomachines could repair lost synaptic connections or do any with ones that create negative habitual behavior. Moreover, it's possible nanomachines in the brain could augment memory giving us total recall or videographic memory (think of youtube memory).


A connection between computer and the brain is, not quite possible. The best you get is a combination of machine interface with human interaction.
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I can see your concern but imagine programming your nanomachines to weaken synaptic connections that deal with negative compulsive behavior like overeating and substance abuse. It would be such a positive thing to go to sleep and wake up not having the urge to first lit a cigarette or reach for a drink.

Moreover, malicious people already manipulate the thoughts of others who are predisposed to follow certain figureheads. That's how some cults work that can manipulate people to give up their children or even kill or hurt others or themselves. In this case, they use low tech psychological manipulation techniques instead of high tech bio-programming.



I do see your ambitions, but these things couldn't rival the extreme risks in my opinion. It's the same issue with A.I, these things require a long time developing the laws as to not cause strife.

And I think the alteration of memory and behaviour, if ever make even remotely alterable directly, will be abused. Just as people hack, so too could the mind be so if made workable.

Another problem would be, privacy, and even accountability. If someone could say, remove the memory of a murder, might be a bit of an issue?
Or having your mind's memories hacked, open to the world

But, who knows, always a good idea to discuss about. But, one that mustn't be hastly introduced.
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Posted 10/11/17 , edited 10/11/17
If you eventually had your whole brain you could.
Also given that we have already made brain interfaces with limbs, I wouldn't say it would be impossible to do so with computers, Yet.
Right now, not viable yet.
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