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Short story about a young man who comes of age in a world where everyone gets a trade downloaded into their brain [duplicate]

However, they say he is not suitable, so they send him to a college where he has to learn by reading. He breaks out and tries to convince the spacers that they can save loads of money by training ...
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Sci-fi book about a brain chip implanted in your head that would tell you anything your phone could and more

Around 5-7 years ago, I listened to an audio book about this new technology that came out where you could have a chip implanted in your head that would tell you anything your phone could and more. If ...
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Sci-fi short story about neural prosthetics used to simulate a person's brain in an art performance

I'm looking for a science fiction short story I read years ago that takes place in the near future where neural prosthetics for people with Alzheimer's, memory loss, and other types of brain damage ...
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Novel, or play, about a high school boy who gets a brain chip that gives him more personality

This may be the same question as Novel about a digital consciousness overtaking a person slowly, but enough is different that I'm not certain. It's a book, maybe originally a play, about a teenage boy,...
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What is this from: beheading, head stolen in heist, and connected to new body?

This memory of a scene from a book/movie/show/comic popped into my mind and I can't figure out what it is from! It's a beheading/execution scene on a castle/tower/skyscraper over a waterfall/into a ...
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YA(?) story involving a society of brain-modded people and an escapee who returns [duplicate]

I read this story about 30 years ago, when I was maybe 8-14 and it was in my local library. It was likely a young adult story or perhaps adult and fairly short. I do not remember the cover or the ...
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Science fiction novel (first of a series?) about brain implants and social change

I suspect that I'm just not using quite the right keywords, but somewhere in the 2010s (probably the early part), I read a science fiction novel about brain implants. They were a relatively new ...
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Short story in Fantasy & Science Fiction in the mid to late 90s about a girl scared to get implant

I am looking for a short story I read in the magazine Fantasy and Science Fiction in the mid-1990s, like '94 or '95 maybe. The story is about a preteen girl who is afraid to get a communication ...
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TV Series (I think) about wireless internet implants gone deadly

I was reading another story-identification question, when this suddenly popped into my head. I'm pretty sure it was a TV series that I saw being advertised about six years ago. The basic premise was ...
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