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Jan 24, 2022

Elon Musk’s Brain Chip Company Is Preparing to Launch Human Trials

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing, Elon Musk, neuroscience

Elon Musk’s brain chip company Neuralink appears to be gearing up to launch its first-ever human trials, with the firm now looking to recruit a director to run the tests.

According to The Guardian, the entrepreneur, who owns a variety of science-based start-ups, is preparing to take Neuralink’s brain chip research to the next stage by hiring a mission-driven Clinical Trial Director to begin human testing. The company is moving toward potentially finding a way to use the technology to treat people with brain and spinal injuries.

Jan 24, 2022

World’s richest men lose billions as cryptocurrency, tech stocks tank

Posted by in categories: cryptocurrencies, Elon Musk

The world’s richest men have lost billions of dollars in the past week, as cryptocurrency markets and tech stocks plummet. #9News


The richest men in the world have lost billions of dollars in the past week as cryptocurrency markets and technology stocks plummet.

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, in the last 24 hours Elon Musk lost US$12.5 billion ($17.41 billion), Jeff Bezos lost US$9.17 billion ($12.78 billion) and Facebook – now Meta – CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost US$4.86 billion ($6.77 billion).

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Jan 24, 2022

Is the Sun expanding? Will it ever explode? (Beginner)

Posted by in categories: asteroid/comet impacts, climatology, Elon Musk, existential risks, sustainability

It’s wild.

A global apocalypse could be closer than you think.

According to astronomers, in five billion years or so, the sun will run out of hydrogen in its core completely and expand, possibly engulfing the earth. Now that’s a bright future you don’t want. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently tweeted that the expansion of the Sun would result in the extinction of all life on the planet, making interplanetary living a necessity. Musk said this in response to a paper warning about mass extinction caused by human activity, arguing for the necessity of working on ways to move off-world. However, while we lack the technology to live on other worlds just yet, we may have a more immediate catastrophe at hand — climate change and global warming. a preprint that has not yet been peer-reviewed, Sohrab Rahvar, proposes using gravity assist by the asteroids to change the orbit of the Earth.

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Jan 23, 2022

Artificial Wombs Wanted: Elon Musk, Vitalik Buterin, Other Crypto Geeks Discuss Population Collapse and Ways of Easing Burden of Pregnancy

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, cryptocurrencies, Elon Musk

Some people are accusing Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and other rich tech guys, such as Elon Musk, to be building “The Matrix” for suggesting artificial wombs could ease the pregnancy on women.

Jan 21, 2022

Elon Musk nears human testing of brain chip

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing, Elon Musk, neuroscience

I wonder if you could use this stuff for brain scans.


Neuralink, the US neurotechnology firm co-founded by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has begun recruiting key employees to run its clinical trials, signaling that it’s inching closer to starting human testing of its brain implants.

The company has posted advertisements to hire a clinical trial director and a clinical trial coordinator. The ads note that the staffers will “work closely with some of the most innovative doctors and top engineers, as well as working with Neuralink’s first clinical trial participants.” Neuralink said the director will lead and help build its clinical research team and will develop “regulatory interactions that come with a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment.”

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Jan 21, 2022

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Took One Step Closer to Implanting Chips Into Human Brains

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing, Elon Musk, neuroscience

Elon Musk’s Neuralink, the company that purports to implant computer chips in human brains, just took a critical step toward actually following through.

The brain implant firm is officially hiring a clinical trial director, which means Musk’s futuristic firm is finally ready, at least on its own terms, to give next-gen brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) a try.

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Jan 21, 2022

Elon Musk Offering Satellite Internet to Tsunami-Hit Tonga

Posted by in categories: climatology, Elon Musk, internet, satellites

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk is offering to send Starlink internet terminals to Tonga after an underwater volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami cut off communication links.

Jan 21, 2022

Elon Musk’s brain chip firm Neuralink lines up clinical trials in humans

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing, Elon Musk, neuroscience

Implants that Musk says could allow paralysed people to walk already tested on a macaque and a pig.

Jan 20, 2022

Elon Musk Is Planning to Make Tesla a Pioneer in Artificial General Intelligence

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, robotics/AI

Elon Musk: Tesla could play a role in Artificial Intelligence, decentralize Tesla Bot to avoid the scenario of Terminator.

Jan 19, 2022

To Elon Musk, on the Future of Our Brains

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, Elon Musk, neuroscience

By: alfonso fasano & benjamin stecher.

The following was written out of a shared belief that there are only two things that can change the world. A big army and a big idea. This is a distillation of our big idea.

Dear Elon Musk.

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