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Elon Musk’s brain chip works on monkey – Morning Bulletin

Elon Musk’s brain chip sees a Monkey play Pong with its mind

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Elon Musk wants to put chips in our brains. The tech tycoon has worked with Neuralink to produce a brain implant that has now been tested on a monkey, and they’re looking for human volunteers next.
In the clip shared by Neuralink on YouTube, a monkey named Pager is seen playing a video game with a joystick.
He has the chip implanted in his brain, where it records information about the neurons firing while he plays the game. It then learns to predict the movements he would naturally make.
When the…

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Sue Gilroy