Elon Musk’s Brain Implant Startup Is Ready to Start Surgery

November 7, 2023

A silicon brain hovering in a computer-generated background

(Bloomberg) – Elon Musk is preparing for the most consequential launch of his career. But this one isn’t rocket science–it’s brain surgery. Musk’s company Neuralink Corp. is seeking a volunteer for its first clinical trial, meaning it’s looking for someone willing to have a chunk of their skull removed by a surgeon so a large robot can insert a series of electrodes and superthin wires into their brain. When the robot finishes, the missing piece of skull will have been replaced with a computer the size of a quarter that’s meant to stay there for years. (Read More)