TOM EATON | South Africa and Neuralink would be an intriguing anachronism

When they begin testing Neuralink, South Africa should be first in line, the ANC will certainly put the AI technology through its paces

05 June 2023 - 20:17

American regulators have given permission for Elon Musk’s Neuralink implantable brain-computer interface to start human testing, which means that we might soon be able to fulfil the evolutionary potential of a million years and start arguing with strangers on the internet inside our own heads. ..

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