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Connecting our Brain to Machines: the Final Barrier? - OpenMind

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The connection will be achieved through the so-called brain-to-computer interface.Credit: Natural Science Foundation Javier Mínguez and Luis Montesano, researchers from BitBrain, a company specializing in applied neuro-technologies, explain to OpenMind that "it is not that we are close to connecting our brains to technologies to interact with the exterior. Leading centres in Europe and the United States have been working in this discipline for years, including big technology companies such as Facebook or Neuralink from the magnate Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX. What is new is that the connection of a human brain to a computer with implantable microelectrodes is now a real scientific option," explained Jens Caluse of the Institute of Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Tübingen (Germany) in a publication in the journal Nature. The connection of a human brain to a computer with implantable microelectrodes is now a real scientific option.


US military reveals 'Matrix' projects to plug brains into a computer

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'These organizations have formed teams to develop the fundamental research and component technologies required to pursue the NESD vision of a high-resolution neural interface and integrate them to create and demonstrate working systems able to support potential future therapies for sensory restoration,' official said. The team aims to apply techniques from the field of optogenetics to enable communication between neurons in the visual cortex and a camera-based, high-definition artificial retina worn over the eyes, facilitated by a system of implanted electronics and micro-LED optical technology. 'The NESD program looks ahead to a future in which advanced neural devices offer improved fidelity, resolution, and precision sensory interface for therapeutic applications,' said Phillip Alvelda, the founding NESD Program Manager. The program, Neural Engineering System Design (NESD), stands to dramatically enhance research capabilities in neurotechnology and provide a foundation for new therapies.


US military reveals funding for 'Matrix' projects

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The goal is'developing an implantable system able to provide precision communication between the brain and the digital world,' DARPA officials said. The goal is'developing an implantable system able to provide precision communication between the brain and the digital world,' DARPA officials said. 'These organizations have formed teams to develop the fundamental research and component technologies required to pursue the NESD vision of a high-resolution neural interface and integrate them to create and demonstrate working systems able to support potential future therapies for sensory restoration,' official said. 'The NESD program looks ahead to a future in which advanced neural devices offer improved fidelity, resolution, and precision sensory interface for therapeutic applications,' said Phillip Alvelda, the founding NESD Program Manager.


Here's Everything You Need to Know about Elon Musk's Human/AI Brain Merge

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After weeks of anticipation, details on Elon Musk's brain-computer interface company Neuralink have finally been revealed. Thankfully, we'll be able to control this completely, Musk tells Urban: "People won't be able to read your thoughts -- you would have to will it. Thankfully, they won't be working to remake our minds alone -- many other universities and research institutes are pushing brain interface technology forward. Each new development will push the field forward, and the team at Neuralink will be able to learn from the mistakes and successes of others in the field.


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Dr Jepsen told CNBC that the technology would speed up innovation - for example, filmmakers could potentially download their dreams and product designers could download their thoughts and send them to a 3-D printer. Dr Mary Lou Jepsen (pictured), a former Facebook and Google executive, founded Openwater in mid-2016 with the'moonshot' goal of communication with thought - to read and output ones thoughts. Dr Mary Lou Jepsen, Openwater's CEO, told CNBC that the technology would speed up innovation - for example, filmmakers could potentially download their dreams and product designers could download their thoughts and send them to a 3-D printer It will work on what Musk calls the'neural lace' technology, implanting tiny brain electrodes that may one day upload and download thoughts. Dr Mary Lou Jepsen's Openwater isn't the only one conducting research in the field of telepathy.Elon Musk's Neuralink company is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices


Telepathy could be possible within a decade, expert claims

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Dr Mary Lou Jepsen (pictured), a former Facebook and Google executive, founded Openwater in mid-2016 with the'moonshot' goal of communication with thought - to read and output ones thoughts. Dr Jepsen told CNBC that the technology would speed up innovation - for example, filmmakers could potentially download their dreams and product designers could download their thoughts and send them to a 3-D printer. Dr Mary Lou Jepsen, Openwater's CEO, told CNBC that the technology would speed up innovation - for example, filmmakers could potentially download their dreams and product designers could download their thoughts and send them to a 3-D printer It will work on what Musk calls the'neural lace' technology, implanting tiny brain electrodes that may one day upload and download thoughts. Dr Mary Lou Jepsen's Openwater isn't the only one conducting research in the field of telepathy.Elon Musk's Neuralink company is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices


AI will help us download meeting notes to our brains by 2030

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Visionary entrepreneurs, including Elon Musk and Bryan Johnson, have teamed up with scientists around the world to make brain augmentation a reality sooner than you may have thought possible. Simply put, the goal is to enhance intelligence and repair damaged cognitive abilities through brain implants. While we wait for technology to advance to the level of creating a fully implantable brain enhancement device, the short-term breakthroughs we can expect to see from AI brain augmentation revolve around sensory augmentation. Using electronic stimuli to trigger the brain into producing artificial sensations has huge potential to improve damaged cognitive functioning.


Elon Musk wants to link computers to our brains to prevent an existential threat to humanity

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Musk reportedly plans to spend 3-5% of his work time on Neuralink, which will develop technology to integrate brains and computers as a way to fix medical problems and eventually supercharge human cognition. That potential has clearly captured Musk's interest, but this new project also seems to stem from his concerns about super-intelligent artificial intelligence (AI). Urban wrote an excellent 38,000 word post about Neuralink and AI's existential threat to humanity, but he gave a short version of this idea to author Virginia Heffernan in a conversation hosted by Heleo: "Elon is very nervous about AI, and rightly so. "We already have a digital tertiary layer in a sense, in that you have your computer or your phone or your applications," Musk told Urban.


Experts warn of the risks of DIY brain hacking

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Ethical issues arise when BCIs are able to'read' someone's mind who isn't actively cooperating - or giving consent Researchers can use P300, a kind of brain signal that alerts us to important changes in our environment, in an experimental setting to determine what is important or relevant to you. Putting ethicists in labs alongside engineers is one way to ensure that privacy and security risks of neurotechnology, as well as other ethically important issues, are an active part of the research process instead of an afterthought. Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are communication systems that link the brain to the outside world, which includes fitness bands, game controllers, a cap fitted with electrodes, among others. Just using an individual's brain activity – specifically, their P300 response – we could determine a subject's preferences for things like favorite coffee brand or favorite sports.