Bionic Brains and Beyond High-tech implants will soon be commonplace enhancements under our skin and inside our skulls, making us stronger and smarter.Daniel H. Wilsonon our 'superabled' future. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303640104577436601227923924.html?mod=WSJ_Books_LS_Books_2
ByDANIEL H. WILSON
...Over the next decade, new implantable technologies will fundamentally alter the social landscape. We are fast approaching a milestone in the eons-long relationship between human beings and their technology. Families once gathered around the radio like it was a warm fireplace. Then boom boxes leapt onto our shoulders. The Sony Walkman climbed into our pockets and sank its black foam tentacles into our ears. The newest tools are creeping still closer: They will soon come inside and make themselves at home under our skin—some already have.