Elon Musk – Neuralink Will Stream Music Into Your Brain

in STEMGeekslast year

The company Neuralink is working on creating a real direct connection between computers and the human brain. Soon, they should make a big announcement but we are already getting sneak peeks!

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On the 19th of July, Austin Howard asked Elon Musk whether the interface that is being developed by Neuralink could be used to transfer music directly into your brain. Yes, no more headphones, no earbuds, and not even listening through the bones of your skulls. Direct stimulation of the brain.

While some headphone manufacturers claim their headphones are already capable of this – don’t believe them. They can’t. At best, they use the skull as a medium to transfer vibrations into your inner ear but it is not direct neuron stimulation.

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1284912420826148865?s=20[Twitter]

As you can see, Elon Musk’s answer was simple and direct. Yes But what needs to be said, to achieve this, the technology would need to be capable of circumventing both the ear and cochlear nerves and its creation would certainly not be simple.

But that’s not all! Another Twitter user who goes as @BWillOfficial whether the devices from Neuralink will be capable of direct stimulation of the in such a way that it promotes the creation and release of oxytocin, serotonin, and other chemicals for patients with OCD. And Elon Musk again reacted in the same exact way, saying Yes

https://twitter.com/BWillOfficial/status/1284652568749146112

If this technology works, it could potentially change the lives of hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of people around the world suffering from diseases that are caused by chemical imbalances in their brains. And as a person who suffers from epilepsy, I do certainly hope the technology works.

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Though , I am a science geeks but I am not comfortable with this innovation since the myriad of its side effects are muted from the prying eyes of the society!!

I personally am more excited for the medicinal potential of this invention.
And all technology is potentially dangerous, so, hopefully we will be able to make this technology work for us and not against us.

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