How close are we really to successfully connecting our brains to our technologies? And what might the implications be?
There's every reason to be optimistic about Neuralink. Neurotechnology only started a few years after man first set foot on the moon.
Five possible systemic changes that could help speed up neurotechnology developments to meet pressing health challenges.
AI refers to efforts to replace people with machines. But AI has a counterpart, known as intelligence augmentation, or IA.
If you could improve by implanting a chip in your brain, 'update yourself' and partially become a machine, would you?
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have helped a paralysed man feel again, using brain implants and a robotic arm.
Now, through the combination of HI and AI, we are at the brink of the most consequential technological development of our time, and in history.
The first trials of retinal implants have now taken place, in which signals from a camera are used to stimulate retinal neurons.
New brain technologies will have the potential to alter how someone thinks, feels, behaves and even perceives themselves and others around them.
Billions of dollars have been poured into three areas of research: neuroprosthetics, brain-computer interfaces and optogenetics.