Only a few people know that Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk owns a startup called Neuralink that is working on developing an ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces, on connecting the humans and computers.
The Elon Musk company is now also set to reveal its progress in developing the technology to connect computers to human brings on 16th of July at an event in San Francisco that would also be going to be live-streamed.
“We’re having an event next Tuesday in San Francisco to share a bit about what we’ve been working on the last two years, and we’ve reserved a few seats for the Internet,” Neuralink tweeted.
Founded and started as a medical research company in the year 2016, Neuralink has hired various high-profile neuroscientists from several universities.
The company is also much more focused on creating devices which resemble tiny sewing machines that can be implanted in the human brain – to improve memory or more direct interfacing with the help of computer devices.
Musk back in 2017 had said: “Over time I think we will probably see a closer merger of biological intelligence and digital intelligence. It is mostly about the bandwidth, the speed of the connection between your brain and the digital version of yourself, particularly output.”
Elon believes that humans will now be going to explore the cyborg-like technology as AI continues to keep on growing.
Neuralink has also previously teased a product that would connect human brains to computers with an implanted chip.