Neuralink has a monkey play Pong with its MIND – and it is appealing for HUMAN volunteers next 

Elon Musk‘s Neuralink has shown off its latest brain implant by making a monkey play Pong with its mind, and the firm hopes to test on human volunteers next. The brain computer interface was implanted in a nine year old macaque monkey called Pager, who was first taught to play video games with a joystick. … Read more

Neuralink could create ‘exotic species’ of dinosaurs, co-founder says

US technology company Neuralink could create ‘novel exotic species’ of dinosaurs in just 15 years, according to Max Hodak, one of its co-founders. Hodak is an American entrepreneur and technologist who co-founded the contentious neurotechnology firm with Elon Musk. The firm, known for putting a computer chip in the brain of a pig, could ‘probably build … Read more

Ethics of Elon Musk’s Neuralink and other brain chips questioned

Elon Musk‘s Neuralink is just one of many companies working on a brain chip and although the implants may be imminent, experts warn it comes with ethical matters.  Researchers at North Carolina University note brain-computer interface (BCI) technologies that aim to enhance cognitive abilities could question the authenticity of people’s achievements, as they may be … Read more

Scientists skeptical of Musk’s claims about Neuralink brain chip

Elon Musk gave the first look of Neuralink’s ‘Link’ device Friday, saying ‘it will blow your mind’ – but many who tuned into the livestream are saying just the opposite. Leading up to the demonstration, Musk promised to show neurons firing in a living brain, leading many to believe a human would be the subject … Read more

Elon Musk demonstrates his Neuralink implants brain-machine interface in PIGS

A flustered Elon Musk took the stage Friday to show the world his Neuralink progress update, following a more than 30 minute delay that left more than 100,000 people  waiting on the edge of their seats. Musk said in July that on August 28th Neuralink ‘will show neurons firing in real-time’ – and the CEO … Read more

Elon Musk is demonstrating his Neuralink implant, which connects your brain to a computer

Elon Musk has long envisioned a system that merges humans with computers and after nearly five years of work, the world may soon see that dream become a reality. Musk’s secretive Neuralink startup plans to demonstrate a working ‘device’ at 6pm ET, Friday, claiming it will show off its brain chip that aims to help … Read more

Elon Musk’s brain chip Neuralink is plagued by turmoil and rushed timelines former employees claim

Elon Musk has kept a tight lid on his brain chip startup Neuralink, but the billionaire is set to ‘show neurons firing in real-time on August 28.’ The unveiling will be a major event for the firm, but according former Neuralink employees the progress has come at a cost. Ex-staff members told STAT that the … Read more

Brain-computer interfaces like Elon Musk’s Neuralink at risk

Brain-computer interfaces like Elon Musk’s Neuralink could be hacked, letting thieves steal thoughts and memories, experts warn Companies are in the works of creating brain-computer interfaces  Researchers warn the systems could be vulnerable to hackers Cybercriminals could intercept data containing thoughts and memories They could also erase skills and implant their own information instead  By Stacy … Read more

Brain-computer interfaces like Elon Musk’s Neuralink could be hacked, experts warn 

Brain-computer interfaces like Elon Musk’s Neuralink could be hacked, letting thieves steal thoughts and memories, experts warn Companies are in the works of creating brain-computer interfaces  Researchers warn the systems could be vulnerable to hackers Cybercriminals could intercept data containing thoughts and memories They could also erase skills and implant their own information instead  By Stacy … Read more