The name of the implant, Telepathy, symbolizes his ambition to connect man and machine through thought. Elon Musk announced on Monday that the startup Neuralink, which he co-founded in 2017, placed its first brain implant in a patient on Sunday. “A neural implant allows you to control, with just a thought, your phone or computer and through them any device. Priority users will be those who have lost the ability to use their limbs,” the billionaire described on X (ex-Twitter).
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And let’s take the example of an astrophysicist affected by a degenerative disease: “Imagine if Stephen Hawking could communicate faster than a fast typist or an auctioneer. That’s what it’s all about”. In short, man not only cared, but improved the machine thanks to the computing power.