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Elon Musk Outlines His Mission to Link Human Brains With Computers in 4 Years

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Neuralink is aiming to bring a product to the market that helps with certain severe brain injuries.

Tesla tsla founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink Corp is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices.

Neuralink is aiming to bring to the market a product that helps with certain severe brain injuries due to stroke, cancer lesion, etc, in about four years, Musk said in an interview with website Wait But Why.

Artificial intelligence and machine learning will create computers so sophisticated and godlike that humans will need to implant “Neural laces” in their brains to keep up, Musk said in a tech conference last year.

“There are a bunch of concepts in your head that then your brain has to try to compress into this incredibly low data rate called speech or typing,” Musk said in the latest interview.

“If you have two brain interfaces, you could actually do an uncompressed direct conceptual communication with another person.”

In March, the Wall Street Journal reported that Musk had launched a company through which computers could merge with human brains.

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Article originally posted at fortune.com

Post Author: Carla Parsons

4 thoughts on “Elon Musk Outlines His Mission to Link Human Brains With Computers in 4 Years

    David Malenfant

    (October 29, 2017 - 7:56 am)

    No thank you. The government would easily use this against us.

    Angelo Cacchione

    (October 29, 2017 - 7:56 am)

    Sign me up !!

    Corwin Jackson

    (October 29, 2017 - 7:56 am)

    Can’t wait

    Jessica Stillman

    (October 29, 2017 - 7:56 am)

    Storm Stillman

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