Jan 25, 2017

Elon Musk could soon share more on his plan to help humans keep up with AI

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Neural lace. A brain implant. Such a thing must be separate enough that if the lace is hacked nothing happens to your brain. Otherwise no deal.

In nearly the same breath as he shared updates on his plans to dig tunnels, Elon Musk also noted he’s looking to hopefully share more on his progress with developing a “neural lace” next month. That’s a technical term for direct cortical interface, and it’s something that the SpaceX and Tesla CEO takes very seriously, in case you thought he might just be having a laugh.

Musk discussed the potential of a functional neural lace at Recode’s Code conference last year, speaking earnestly about its benefits in terms of being able to help humans keep pace with advancements in AI that threaten to render us vastly inferior to complex virtual intelligences.

@BelovedRevol Maybe next month.

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