Dec 22, 2022

Billionaires are investing in brain-computer-interface systems. Here’s why

Posted by in categories: computing, neuroscience

The technology has significantly progressed in the past 50 years.

Earlier this month, we reported that Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos-backed foundations (Gates Frontier and Bezos Expeditions) joined other companies.

A fifty year history.

1, 2, 3

Finally, Peter Thiel, a billionaire cofounder of PayPal, invested last year in an older BCI startup called Utah’s Blackrock Neurotech that has announced it hopes to apply for Food and Drug Administration approval soon. What is behind this popular rush to support BCI firms?

Comments are closed.