Neuralink, Elon Musk’s company focused on developing brain-machine interfaces, posted a video to YouTube that appears to show a monkey guiding the cursor on the screen using only thought.
The 9-year-old Pager Ling Buried Neuralink about six weeks before the video was filmed, said the video’s unnamed speaker. He was first taught to play video games with a joystick to win a banana smoothie delivered through a metal straw. While he was doing this, the Neuralink device recorded information about the neuron being firing – essentially a learning curve to predict hand movements by recording the firing area. After learning the pager joystick format used to play is disconnected from the computer The monkey seemed to keep playing the game using only one thought ̵1; playing a pong game without any joystick whatsoever.
The first @Neuralink product will help paralyzed people use their smartphones faster than people using their thumbs.
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 9, 2021
The form of this scientific release is unusual. Videos like these are usually supplementary to peer-reviewed papers published in scientific journals. These documents contain information that other scientists can verify. It is believed that monkeys may play video games using a brain transplant device – after which a paralyzed man has already used a robot arm and a non-Neuralink artificial brain to drink beer. Classic – In 2006, Matthew Nagle performed a similar performance over four days of training.
In July 2019, Musk said that one monkey was able to control a computer with the brain and neuralink neuralinks.Since then, we’ve seen a demonstration of the Neuralink technology in pigs.Today, Musk tweeted that Neuralink could cause a paralyzed person to tweet. Faster than a person using a thumb on a smartphone The goal later, he said in a follow-up tweet, was to transmit signals from the brain Neuralinks to the neuralinks in the body’s major neurons. “So it makes paraplegics able to walk again.”