"DARPA continues to march full steam ahead in its quest to reverse engineer the human brain. On August 14th the military research arm of the U.S government solicited information that could lead to the development of a "Cortical Processor" - essentially a processing system that can simulate the human brain's neocortex; the area responsible for sensory understanding, thought, and language".
http://www.activistpost.com/2013/08/dar ... on-to.html
The document: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity ... e&_cview=0
It is in pdf format (DARPA-SN-13-46 document)
What are the repercussions of such research? A terminator like device perhaps?