Technology and Healthcare Cartoons – Fun Friday

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.

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John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference, EXPO.health, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.

   

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