Billionaire technologist Elon Musk announced this week that his company Neuralink has implanted its brain-computer interface into a human for the first time.
Neuralink said on Thursday that it received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first human clinical study of implants which are intended to let the brain interface directly with computers.
The specific objective of Neuralink is to develop ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers. Practically, this materializes as a chip that is implanted into the brain.
Elon Musk has a vision of linking human brains to computers in order to avoid our species from being outpaced by artificial intelligence – and this dream is set to become a reality.
Researchers say they have constructed an AI program that can teach itself to play the ancient strategy game at a level far beyond humans.
By designing adaptable machines that learn on the fly, researchers hope to create exoskeleton systems that will help to move faster and farther.
Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers.
Defined as the interaction between actual reality and virtual reality, parallel intelligence flips traditional AI.
Technological shifts outpace our awareness of them. While we're busy with our day-to-day lives—getting a new smartphone or downloading the next updates—we often don't notice how these incremental changes shape our relationship with technology.
Defer Radical Self-Modification, Says Historian, to Avoid Destabilizing Civilization.
According to a report at Forbes, Google recently filed a patent for an electronic device that would be injected directly into the user’s eyeball. As described in the patent filing, the “intra-ocular device” includes an electronic lens that is injected within a fluid which solidifies after application.
For the past century, the price and performance of computing has been on an exponential curve. And as futurist Ray Kurzweil observed, once any technology becomes an information technology, its development follows the same curve, so we are seeing exponential advances in technologies such as sensors, networks, artificial intelligence, and robotics.
Until now, medicine has been a prestigious and often extremely lucrative career choice. But in the near future, will we need as many doctors as we have now? Are we going to see significant medical unemployment in the coming decade?