The human brain is pretty well tuned, with all that seven million years of evolutionary optimisation and everything. But we live in crazy times and the can of worms that is Artificial Intelligence looms large. The idea of there being machines that are smarter than humans has been freaking people out for years now but what if the human brain were overclocked and we were able to outperform the AI of our potential robot overlords? Humanity wins! Well, maybe it’s not that simple. Here’s a nice article from io9 about humans with amplified intelligence.