Connecting tech to the human brain could enable paralyzed vets to walk again. It could also create cyborg soldiers that will lead to more paralyzed vets. In other words, it’s complicated. And it’s coming. The Atlantic’s Michael Joseph Gross on The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains.”The work wasn’t about weaponry or warfare, agency officials claimed. It was about therapy and health care. Who could object? But even if this claim were true, such changes would have extensive ethical, social, and metaphysical implications. Within decades, neurotechnology could cause social disruption on a scale that would make smartphones and the internet look like gentle ripples on the pond of history.”