DailyMail.co.uk Hitler would have loved The Singularity: Mind-blowing benefits of merging human brains and computers By Ian Morris
Of all the tall tales in the science-fiction TV series Star Trek, what impressed me most when I was a little boy was the Vulcan mind meld.
Laying his hands on the head of a human (or, in one of the films, a humpback whale), Mr Spock could, for a moment, dissolve the distance between two living things.
Each experienced everything the other felt, thought, knew and saw.
Now it seems scientists are about to make the Vulcan mind meld a reality â€“ and go far beyond it.
Ten years ago, the US National Science Foundation predicted â€˜network-enhanced telepathyâ€™ â€“ sending thoughts over the internet â€“ would be practical by the 2020s.
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