It also discusses transhuman motives to adopt: “Certain groups will get this tech, and will enhance themselves,” Dr. Yuste told me. “This is a really serious threat to humanity.” The idea that humans could "communicate faster" also appears in this article: "Every year, Dr. Nurmikko poses a hypothetical to his students: 1,000 neurograin implants that would allow students to learn and communicate faster; any volunteers?" Another pointer to transhumanism "Generally, they say, this kind of tech will be adopted first in the medical context and then move to the lay population. “We’re going to evolve to augmenting humans,” Dr. Carmena told me. “There’s no question.”
Finally, the author concludes "The lesson in Dr. Yuste’s view is not that we’ll soon have lasers mounted on our heads that play us “like pianos,” but that brain-reading and possibly brainwriting technologies are fast approaching, and society isn’t prepared for them. “We think this is a human rights issue,” he told me."