"From the Desk of Jarrod Foster."
By Biren Shah.
First appearance: Nature/Futures, 20 July 2006.
Reprints page (HERE).
Short short short story (1 page; PDF).
Online at Nature (HERE).
"Although potentially dangerous, off-label uses have clear appeal to
As technology advances, lawyers are eternally grateful that people are constantly
finding ways to misuse it that leave the innovators perpetually looking anxiously
over their shoulders . . .
- For more background, see the Wikipedia articles on brain implants (HERE) and human augmentation (HERE); not everyone is overjoyed at the prospect of poking around inside people's heads, however, as emphasized (HERE; Wikipedia).