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Wait But Why: Neuralink - Elon's new company

  1. Apr 26, 2017 #1

    TheBlackAdder

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    This is a long read, but totally worth it. It's about Elon Musk's new company Neuralink and why we need it. The latter is answered quite thoroughly. http://waitbutwhy.com/2017/04/neuralink.html

    What amazed me was the perspective of humans as a whole, seen as a single organism, where a single human is a neuron. Separate neurons don't mean anything, it's the collective neurons that count.

    tl;dr: We need to merge with computers to not become obsolete by AI.
     
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  3. Apr 27, 2017 #2

    scottdave

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    You were right about it being a long read. At least it will be some time before we will be having to make the decision whether to 'assimilate into Borg'. :woot:
     
  4. Apr 29, 2017 #3

    strangerep

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    I wonder if the people who created "Ghost in the Shell" will challenge any of Elon's future (attempted) patents.

    :biggrin:
     
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