Skip to comments.Neuralink: Elon Musk raises $205M for brain-implanted computer chips
Posted on 07/31/2021 6:36:35 AM PDT by bitt
Elon Musk wants to put computer chips in people’s brains and he’s gotten $205 million in funding from companies like Google to make it happen.
It may sound nefarious on the surface, but Musk’s plan is to develop the chip called Neuralink to help people with neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s, dementia and spinal cord injuries, Reuters reported.
Dubai-based venture capital firm Vy Capital and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Ventures contributed to the funding needed to get the startup off the ground.
Neuralink has been seen to work in primates.
In April, the company released a video of a macaque playing a videogame after having the chips implanted in its brain, Reuters reported. It was also tested on pigs, CNBC reported.
Musk then tweeted, saying “First @Neuralink product will enable someone with paralysis to use a smartphone with their mind faster than someone using thumbs.”
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“It may sound nefarious on the surface...”
But the Democrat's abuse would be horrendous. I started to write that the "unintended consequences" would be horrendous. But the horrendous part wouldn't be unintended, would it?
I for one look forward to having a Stepford wife.
Oh WOW, nothing to worry about this joyous news.
What can go wrong?
Brave New Wotld here we come!
It does sound nefarious and will be as soon as the wrong people get their hands on this if it succeeds
Well I guess I’ll have to line my cowboy hat with tin foil to block the messages.
Good grief! For the same idea from a neurologist, read this. We had personal experience with this jerk. This guy still “practices” medicine...but I think it’s more to find guinea pigs to experiment on.
If you can use a phone with it why not a drone, or a cruise missile. Combat teams could be interconnected with each other. The whole population could be interconnected through servers and get their marching orders right from Goggle.
If it helps me remember where my car keys are, I’ll volunteer to be a guinea pig.
I’m only putting potato chips in my head.
Yes. It does sound nefarious. Credit cards and smartphones are bad enough. Unless you want the trifecta.
They will be putting it in my dead body.
I’ll need a double naught spy hat like Jethro had.
With Google being invested? Google will know the person's thoughts. Here come thought crimes.
Why is Musk raising money when he has $160 Billion?
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