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Elon Musk demonstrated a Neuralink brain implant in a live pig

By Leah Crane Elon Musk, co-founder of Neuralink, led a demonstration of the brain implant technology on 28 AugustJae C Hong/AP/ShutterstockElon Musk has showed off his company Neuralink’s brain-computer interface for the first time. In an announcement on 28 August, Neuralink unveiled prototypes of its device and showed off pigs…
bubmag
August 29, 2020
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Elon Musk trots out pigs in demo of Neuralink brain implants

Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface company Neuralink showcased a pig outfitted with the company’s device, at an event livestreamed on YouTube. One pig, Gertrude, had a device recording signals from an area of the brain linked to her snout. She’d had the implant for two months at the time of the…
bubmag
August 29, 2020
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Take a closer look at Elon Musk’s Neuralink surgical robot

While the science was front-and-center in Elon Musk’s presentation about Neuralink, his human brain computer inference company, the surgical robot the company debuted made a splash of its own. The rounded polycarbonate sci-fi design of the brain surgeon bot looks like something out of the Portal franchise, but it’s actually…
bubmag
August 29, 2020
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Elon Musk confirms Tesla was target of foiled ransomware attack

Elon Musk called an attempted cyberattack against Tesla “serious,” a comment that confirms the company was the target of a foiled ransomware attempt at its massive factory near Reno, Nevada. The Justice Department released a complaint Thursday that described a thwarted malware attack against an unnamed company in Sparks, Nevada.…
bubmag
August 28, 2020