Despite the advent of texting, humans still talk and communicate through speech quite a bit — besides the average teenager, of course. Raising or lowering our voice is how we make ourselves heard, don’t we?
Well, according to one crazy idea, speech as a form of communication maybe history by 2050, when humanity will only converse with each other through thoughts. No kidding.
According to the Dubai Future Foundation and the UAE Government, humans will have a collective consciousness that will be part of our individual brains, and we will develop this capability just in the next couple of decades.
This collective consciousness is currently on display at Dubai’s Museum Of The Future, which the city is organizing for World Government Summit, to give visitors a taste of what future technology will bring.
They’re calling this future consciousness HIBA or Hybrid Intelligence Biometric Avatar. Sounds too futuristic, right? Given the fact that this massive consciousness will take on the individual personas of its users and exchange information between them like one giant mainframe and a web of thin clients seems like a script straight out of a sci-fi flick…