Speaking at an event held at Neuralink headquarters, Elon Musk said he would have no problem having one of his company-developed brain chips implanted in one of his children. in the event of a serious injury such as a broken neck.
“We are at the point where at least in my opinion, it would not be dangerousadded the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla. During the keynote we talked about on these pages, Neuralink explained how he intends to help quadriplegics.
Musk also announced that Neuralink’s human tests will start in the coming months, and as a time frame the engineers have given themselves six months, therefore by May 2023. However, the green light from the Food and Drug Administration is awaited, which could also dilate the times. Speaking after the event, Musk said the company is confident that “the Neuralink device is ready for humans”, despite the controversy arising following animal testing and the fears of many.
The South African chief executive also said he was keen to install a Neuralink brain implant in your brain as soon as it’s ready. The way towards the public launch, however, seems to be anything but short and we will have to wait a bit.