Episode 8: Hacking Your Brain to Order Dreams on Demand

What if we could order up custom dreams? Could our thoughts become hackable? Will neurolink technology make some of us superhuman? And if so, would that create a superior species? Is death really the final step? Or could our brains answer vital questions once our bodies are gone? These are topics we explore with Moran Cerf, a professor of neuroscience at the Kellogg School of Management. He’s a brain hacker. But really — he’s a student of humanity. Moran goes beyond disinformation and manipulation in this era of tech. He focuses on the brain and your sense of self — and how that sense of self is increasingly hackable in the modern era. Continue reading Episode 8: Hacking Your Brain to Order Dreams on Demand

Questions Your Brain Could Answer After You Die

What if our brains could still be useful after we die? They could answer complicated questions… Even solve a murder mystery. It sounds crazy, but Moran Cerf, a professor of neuroscience at the Kellogg School of Management, says it’s more realistic than you think. Read an edited transcript below, or listen to the full interview on the First Contact podcast. Turns out that when you’re dead, … Continue reading Questions Your Brain Could Answer After You Die

Hacking Your Thoughts

Will we ever truly know that our elections are safe from hackers? What if instead of hacking voting machines or spreading disinformation on Facebook, bad actors could hack the minds of voters themselves…? Laurie Segall speaks with Moran Cerf, a professor of neuroscience at the Kellogg School of Management, about a dystopian future where our thoughts become hackable. Read an edited transcript below, or listen … Continue reading Hacking Your Thoughts

Moran Cerf

Ordering Dreams On Demand

What if we could order up custom dreams? Or watch the latest film by Scorsese or Spielberg while we sleep? Laurie Segall speaks with Moran Cerf, a professor of neuroscience at the Kellogg School of Management, about a whole new frontier of entertainment. Read an edited transcript below, or listen to the full interview on the First Contact podcast. This means that suddenly Netflix and Hulu … Continue reading Ordering Dreams On Demand