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"Elon Musk aspires to make inserting a computer connection into your brain as safe and painless as Lasik eye surgery.Elon Musk’s Neuralink Takes Baby Steps to Wiring Brains to the Internet | NYT
On Tuesday evening, Neuralink, a company in which Mr. Musk has invested $100 million, detailed the baby steps it has taken toward that goal. Neuralink described a “sewing machine-like” robot that can implant ultrathin threads deep into the brain.
The company is hoping to begin working with human subjects as soon as the second quarter of next year."