Chip allowing brain-computer communication to come ‘before the end of next year’ – Elon Musk
18 July 2019 | 11:10 am
Neuralink CEO Elon Musk says his company is working to connect the human brain with a machine interface before the end of the year. He claims the micro processor chips will allow humans to connect with artificial intelligence.
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