Elon Musk is creating a device that could stream music directly into your brain
With an impressive track-record of culture altering ventures, when Elon Musk mentions something that seems improbable, it is genuinely worth a listen.
This week, the newest claim from the real-life Black Mirror episode that is the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, is that his latest start-up, Neuralink, will centre around installing a chip into your brain that can help you control certain aspects of its function.
Musk teased the growth of this start-up late last year and was met with equal parts controversy and excitement.
This week, while responding to a Twitter user, Mr Musk divulged explained that Neuralink has the potential to “help control hormone levels and use them to our advantage (enhanced abilities and reasoning, anxiety relief, etc.).”
Continuing on, the billionaire CEO also suggested the technology could provide simpler functions like “listen to music directly from our chips.
He then double-down on the statement, revealing that initial human trials and development would go towards helping people recover from brain and spinal injuries.
While human trials for the Neuralink chip are still a ways off, we'd be mistaken for rubbishing Musk's claims considering his previous track record with Paypal, Tesla and Space X.
More details are set to be announced next month, with Musk planning a greater reveal for August 28.
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