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The Ethical Challenges of Connecting Our Brains to Computers

On Dec 26, 2020
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We must ensure that companies, policy makers and consumers use neurotechnology in a responsible way  

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On Dec 26, 2020
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Opinion: There are no widely accepted regulations yet when it comes to neurotech’s development or deployment. We need them—badly. https://t.co/R21OiOm30v
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The Ethical Challenges of Connecting Our Brains to Computers

The Ethical Challenges of Connecting Our Brains to Computers

We must ensure that companies, policy makers and consumers use neurotechnology in a responsible way  

The tricky ethics of neurotechnologies

The tricky ethics of neurotechnologies

Researchers are calling for ethical guidelines to be established now — before the technology fully matures.

With Brain Implants, Scientists Aim to Translate Thoughts into Speech

With Brain Implants, Scientists Aim to Translate Thoughts into Speech

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Neuralink’s Wildly Anticipated New Brain Implant: the Hype vs. the Science

Neuralink’s Wildly Anticipated New Brain Implant: the Hype vs. the Science

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The Brain Implants That Could Change Humanity

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Brains are talking to computers, and computers to brains. Are our daydreams safe?

How pieces of live human brain are helping scientists map nerve cells

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Exascale Computing to Unlock the Mysteries of the Human Brain

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Experts are impressed by Elon Musk's brain-decoding implants — but they say his goal to start testing the tech on humans by next year is delusional

Experts are impressed by Elon Musk's brain-decoding implants — but they say his goal to start testing the tech on humans by next year is delusional

Elon Musk's neurotechnology startup, Neuralink, is developing a device to implant thousands of electrodes into brains.