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The guidebook to hacking our future brains is already available

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Human beings are always looking for edge. Some achieve this by boosting their mental abilities through the use of hardware or pharmaceuticals. But where are our limits? Over at The Atlantic, Alexis C. Madrigal explores the Magna Cortica, a proposed guidebook from the Institute of the Future (IFTF) that could help define the design principles and ethical boundaries of cognitive augmentation. The article touches on the Magna Cortica's five principles, which describes personal rights that should be considered if brain enhancement became mainstream.