Entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk spoke about the next ambitious project, which will take not so long ago the company he founded. The human brain will implant a microscopic chip, which allows to connect the brain to a computer and to transmit thoughts at a distance. Himself Elon Musk said that, in fact, this can be called telepathy.
In the first stage, which is planned to overcome in the next four years, with the help of the created technology is planned to help people, because of various reasons have lost complete control over their own bodies. However, it is expected that in 8-10 years “telepathy” will be able to enjoy a healthy people if they agree to the implantation of such a chip, they will not even have to utter their thoughts aloud, if this is not done with the aim to bring into conversation “flavor”. Musk suggests that “direct” exchange of ideas may eventually prove to be very popular.
Of its intention to merge the brain with a computer, the American businessman has already announced in late March. Then he said that such technology would allow, in particular, to record people’s thoughts on digital media and “read” them in the future. In the development of this kind the scientist sees the opportunity to provide the human mind the ability to “keep up” on any advanced artificial intelligence of the future.
Elon Musk is known to participate in a number of very ambitious projects. In particular, as the founder, CEO and chief engineer of the company SpaceX hopes it tenfold to reduce the cost of space flight. This, according to billionaire, as required for manned interplanetary flights, and for the development of space tourism. Also Elon Musk is headed by one of the world’s largest companies focused on the production of electric vehicles. His fortune today is estimated at 10.7 billion dollars.