Tesla's Musk Aspires to Create "Counter for Skynet"


It seems that after any bad Tesla news, the more brilliant and long term Elon Musk's ideas become. We have made our opinion clear several times on Musk's corporate shell game. But we are not naive. To short Tesla is like shorting the Government. TBTF as pet projects go. "Werner Braun for the 21st century" we call Elon. His new one is NeuraLink. The company was created to battle the Terminator of sorts.

Elon Musk's Plan to Save Humanity from the Artificial Intelligence Apocalypse


Last week, Elon Musk confirmed that his company, NeuraLink, is working on the development of a brain-machine interface (BMI). For the last couple of years, Musk has made no secret of his fears of artificial intelligence advancing to the point where it overtakes its human creators. Musk believes that in order to safeguard the human race against a superintelligent machine apocalypse, we must essentially become them: cyborgs whose minds are internally augmented by advanced computer systems. Along the way, he believes, this transition will spawn countless benefits -- and profitable industries -- for humans.

Elon Musk's dreams of merging AI and brains are likely to remain just that -- for at least a decade


Elon Musk wants to fix disability, replace language as we know it, and use brain implants to usher us into a telepathic world. And he wants the first part of this to be done in the next four years. All of this could theoretically work, experts say. But probably not on the timeline that Musk has set.

Elon Musk's new plan to save humanity from artificial intelligence


Elon Musk has a new plan to protect humanity from artificial intelligence -- if you can't beat'em, join'em.

Elon Musk is on a mission to link human brains with computers in four years


Tesla founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices.

Elon Musk's incredibly naïve neuroscience


Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, by way of blogger and cartoonist Tim Urban, has revealed in a 36,400-word illustrated explainer the thinking behind his new company Neuralink and its mission to use brain implants to directly link human minds to computers.

Elon Musk's new plan to save humanity from AI


In October 2014, Musk ignited a global discussion on the perils of artificial intelligence. Humans might be doomed if we make machines that are smarter than us, Musk warned. He called artificial intelligence our greatest existential threat.

5 things to know about Elon Musk's brain-implant company, Neuralink

Los Angeles Times

An illustration of "wizard hats," or the term writer Tim Urban uses to describe the type of brain implants Elon Musk eventually wants to develop. An illustration of "wizard hats," or the term writer Tim Urban uses to describe the type of brain implants Elon Musk eventually wants to develop.

Musk's Latest Startup Eyes Brain-Computer Links


Elon Musk, the auto and space entrepreneur and severe critic of artificial intelligence, is forming a new venture that reportedly will seek to develop an interface between the human brain and computers.

Elon Musk Introduces New Company, Neuralink, Which Plans To Merge Human Brains With Computers

International Business Times

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed plans for his latest venture, Neuralink, which aims to connect human brains to a computer. Musk revealed the project in a recent interview with Wait But Why.