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Elon Musk’s Neuralink aims to develop a device that will enable the human brain keep pace with AI
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Elon Musk’s Neuralink aims to develop a device that will enable the human brain keep pace with AI

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Brain-computer interfaces are what Neuralink hopes to develop. Although such interfaces may have several medical applications, the company doesn’t seem ready to commit to any of them. Instead, says Musk, Neuralink’s “overall” aim is to build a futuristic “general population device” with which people’s brains can connect directly to computers.

By David RotmanRock-climb without fear. Play a symphony in your head. See radar with superhuman vision. Discover the nature of consciousness. Cure blindness, paralysis, deafness, and mental illness. Those are just a few of the applications that Elon Musk and employees at his four-year-old neuroscience company Neuralink believe electronic brain-computer interfaces will one day bring about.None of these advances are close at hand, and some are
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