Monday, March 27, 2017

Elon Musk’s new company wants to merge humans and machines via brain implants

Elon Musk is nothing if not ambitious. The founder and chief executive of Tesla is simultaneously running both the automaker and Space Exploration Technologies Corp — commonly known as SpaceX. He’s also the visionary hell-bent on placing his stamp on everything from renewable energy to high-speed public transportation. As if colonizing Mars wasn’t enough. Now he wants to implant tiny brain electrodes that could one day lead to consciousness that doesn’t die with its human body. In essence, Musk’s laying the groundwork for humans to one day upload their thoughts, memories, and collective experiences to a computer through “neural lace” technology. Neural lace…

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