Dr. Ido Bachelet of Bar-Ilan University announced that the first clinical trials may soon begin on the nanorobots he has developed to fight cancer. The nanorobots, which can be injected into patients, can identify and kill cancer cells without affecting healthy cells.
Nicholas Negroponte is one of the founding fathers of the Internet and today’s cyber-culture. In a recent video interview with Big Think, Negroponte describes future nanobots hacking our neurons to make us learn faster and better.
Negroponte created the prestigious MIT Media Lab and expanded ideas from his popular Wired columns into the bestselling book Being Digital, which made famous his forecasts on how the interactive world, the entertainment world and the information world would eventually merge. Many of Negroponte’s forecasts from the 80s have been realized, and it seems likely that his prediction on the long term future of learning in the 2040s – via [...]