The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains

The military wants future super-soldiers to control robots with their thoughts

Illustration: Eddie Guy

By Michael Joseph Gross

I. Who Could Object

“Tonight I would like to share with you an idea that I am extremely passionate about,” the young man said. His long black hair was swept back like…

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