Elon Musk shows pig with a computer chip in it's brain
31 August 2020, 10:36:38
Elon Musk, famous for SpaceX, has revealed a chip called ‘Neuralink’ which can help fight medical conditions. A pig called Gertrude, who had the chip implanted in her brain, was seen on a livestream.
The Neuralink gave off signals from when the pig’s snout touches somthing, which appeares as beeps on a computer. The small chip was surgercally put into the pig’s skull 2 months before.
Elon Musk described the small chip like a FitBit in the brain which in the future will be able to detect and fight blindness, memory loss, insomnia, and other medical conditions. The actual chip is like a small circular battery with small wires coming out of it.
He has invented a robot which will be able to cut open a small hole in the skull and insert the chip, then superglue it up again. This robot may one day be used to insert the computer chips into humans.
The pig called Gertrude (Credit to Neuralink YouTube livestream)