We Need To Talk About How Human Rights Will Work in the Age of AI


In response to advances in neuroscience and technologies that alter or read brain activity, some researchers are proposing a recognition of new human rights to mental integrity. These would protect people from having their thoughts abused, hacked, or stolen. The idea of this kind of human right is a recognition that although brain-related technologies have the potential to transform our lives in many positive ways, they also have the potential to threaten personal freedom and privacy.

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

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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.

Elon Musk's masterplan for humanity's future is beyond your wildest sci-fi dreams


Elon Musk is about to become a CEO of another company. Yes, the guy who's already the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX will take on lead duty at a new company called Neuralink, which (ultimately) aims to merge the human brain with a computer.

Will Elon Musk's Neuralink usher the era of Transhumanism?


The serial technological entrepreneur Elon Musk's plans of developing brain-computer interface through his new company Neuralink is a revolutionary idea, transcending the very fabrics of reality as we know it. The company's current trademark filings state that it will make invasive devices for treating or diagnosing neurological ailments.

Melding Mind and Machine: How Close Are We?


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Void Star: Terrifying Silicon Valley Sci-Fi Only an AI Expert Could Pen


Truly understanding artificial intelligence is rare. AI doesn't think in concepts and images the way humans do. It has individual goals, like to preserve humankind as technology's caretakers, or to dismantle complex systems. And in the sci-fi thriller Void Star, things are further complicated by the fact that AI's "thoughts" are actually glyphs, or waves of data, that only make sense to people with special cranial implants connected to the net.

Artificial Intelligence on the Brain. . . Literally - Disruption


As if Artificial Intelligence technology wasn't already advancing at an astounding rate – taking jobs, creating jobs, handling mass data, treating life-threatening diseases and personal shopping, now we have dual intelligence – the next tidal wave of disruption to come out of AI research.