Technology and Healthcare Cartoons – Fun Friday

Posted on May 5, 2017 I Written By

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After Elon Musk’s announcement of NeuraLink Corp which is working to merge the brain with artificial intelligence, this cartoon seemed like the perfect addition to our Fun Friday series of funny blog posts to get you started on your weekend:

Once we’re tapping into the brain, that brings security questions to a whole new level. I agree with The Verge that we’re still probably further away from this than Elon Musk would like to make us think.

Here’s another cartoon that extrapolates the use of technology in healthcare in a funny way:

While this likely feels like quite a stretch, it may not be as far fetched as it may seem. When you combine 3D printing with robotic surgeries, the concept isn’t as crazy as it reads in a cartoon. I always love it when something that seems like a joke becomes a reality.