I think we should be very careful about artificial intelligence. If I were to guess like what our biggest existential threat is, it’s probably that. So we need to be very careful with the artificial intelligence. Increasingly scientists think there should be some regulatory oversight maybe at the national and international level, just to make sure that we don’t do something very foolish. With artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon. In all those stories where there’s the guy with the pentagram and the holy water, it’s like yeah he’s sure he can control the demon. Didn't work out.
Other precautions include making sure patients are well hydrated and nourished before surgery, which likely improves blood flow to the brain. After surgery, experts recommend orienting patients to their hospital stay by encouraging family and friends to visit, getting them up and out of bed during the day, encouraging a good night's sleep, and discontinuing any medications that could further alter brain activity. Although it remains unclear exactly how these interventions help, physical and mental activities stimulate communication between nerve cells, which could reestablish vital connections between brain regions.