Elon Updates for Cybertruck, Neuralink and SpaceX Starship

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in an interview with WSJ’s Joanna Stern at the CEO Council Summit. The main highlights: Elon Musk does not know about anything special happening on December 9, 2021 The Cybertruck will be Tesla’s best product ever. It will have many new technological advances. It will be in volume production in 2023. …

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Braingate Translates in Realtime Thoughts to Text With 94% Accuracy

A paper in Nature reports that a Braingate Brain Computer Interface (BCI) enabled a man paralyzed from the neck down to have his thoughts translated to text with 94% accuracy. An intracortical BCI tdecodes attempted handwriting movements from neural activity in the motor cortex and translates it to text in real-time, using a recurrent neural …

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Elon Considering X Holding Company for Tesla, SpaceX, Boring Company and Neuralink

David Lee suggested creating a holding company called X to hold all of Elon’s major companies (Tesla, SpaceX, Boring Company and Neuralink). Elon responded with a tweet that this seems like a good idea. Good idea — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 23, 2020 The mission of X holding company to ensure human survival and progress …

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Neuralink Will Update on Getting to Human Trials on Brain Interfaces

Neuralink will provide an update on their brain interface work in August and the expectation is that there will be progress on initial human trials. Elon Musk recently tweeted that the system could feed music directly into the brain. Neuralink last reported in 2019, that it had a sewing machine-like device capable of implanting thousands …

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Elon Musk Newest Interview With Joe Rogan

Elon Musk was interviewed by Joe Rogan for the second time. Unlike the first time there was no smoking of marijuana. Elon discussed getting the neuralink brain interface into humans in about one year. Neuralink will replace a one inch section of the skull. Neuralink could stop epilepsy, restore eye sight and repair stroke damage. …

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Neuralink Multi-thousand Channel Brain Interface Implantation Surgery

The full Neuralink paper describing how their multi-thousand channel brain interface system will be built and implanted is here. It is called “An integrated brain-machine interface platform with thousands of channels”. Neuralink believes the key to high fidelity brain interfaces is to precisely reading the electrical spiking of the brain. They call this roughly ten …

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