The Future is Here
It’s state of the art, but Neuralink still has a long way to go.
Source MIT Technology Review
Artwork Marinka Masséus
Curated by Alexander Zaxarov
Last Tuesday night (17 July 2019), fans and haters of Elon Musk turned out by the thousands to watch an internet live-stream of the first public presentation by Neuralink, a company the Tesla billionaire formed two years ago with the dramatic (if not entirely new) goal of connecting people’s brains to computers.
So how did Neuralink do?
Musk and his team members described the brain-machine interface design they’re betting on, which will employ dozens of thin wires to collect signals in the brain, and which they want to try out on paralyzed people soon, so they can type with their minds. Their eventual aim is to connect those wires to a thought transmitter which tucks behind your ear like a hearing aid.
Read more at: MIT Technology Review