Where we are
Elon Musk has announced Neuralink may be ready for trials on a human brain as soon as 2020. He joins a throng of researchers announcing recent developments showing brain signals sent from mammals to computers and vice versa.
Where we’re going
Forget psychic woo-woo; people could be utilizing neural implants to not only read minds, but influence external systems through thought alone. Or download skills in seconds like Neo in the Matrix.
How to think about it
External computers already read emotions, heart rhythm and other intimate details, responding in kind with predictive experiences. Consider the possibilities when our internal computer can manage our brain and body and maximize our entire experience in real-time.