Day: August 28, 2020

Elon Musk trots out pigs in demo of Neuralink brain implants

Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface company Neuralink showcased a pig outfitted with the company’s device, at an event livestreamed on YouTube. One pig, Gertrude, had a device recording signals from an area of the brain linked to her snout. She’d had the implant for two months at the time of the demonstration. As Gertrude’s snout touched …

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Elon Musk unveils V2 of the Neuralink brain-machine interface surgery bot

Just over a year since their last major announcement, Elon Musk’s Neuralink is finally ready to show off the fruits of its labor: a revolutionary brain-machine interface that could blur the lines between humanity and technology, as well as give our feeble fleshy minds a leg up against increasingly capable AIs.  “It’s important that Neuralink …

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Visa Exec Says ‘Opt Out With Bitcoin’ Slamming Fed’s Policy Change Toward Inflation

On Thursday, 17 top Federal Reserve officials explained that the committee plans to let inflation run hotter than usual, or above the benchmark 2% rate for a duration of time. Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s speech was considered a “major policy shift” and a number of economists commented on the central bank’s move. Senior director of …

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White House installed OAN reporter as FDA spokesperson. She lasted 11 days

Enlarge / Emily Miller from her “reporting” days at OAN in 2016. Miller recently became the assistant commissioner and chief spokesperson for the FDA, and more recently became the former assistant commissioner and chief spokesperson for the FDA. YouTube The Food and Drug Administration has ousted its controversial chief spokesperson, Emily Miller, following botched communications …

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LIVESTREAM: Watch Elon Musk detail Neuralink’s brain interface developments

By Joey Klender Posted on August 28, 2020 Elon Musk will detail Neuralink’s developments during a live event on August 28th at 3 PM PST or 6 PM EST. Neuralink is one of Musk’s companies, which aims to treat brain diseases and neurological disorders through a brain-machine interface. The Livestream will update the public on …

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Watch Elon Musk’s Neuralink reveal live at 6PM ET

onurdongel via Getty Images Last year Neuralink launched with lofty promises of developing chips and technology that will connect human brains to computers, and now the company is ready to show off its progress. Elon Musk said the webcast will include a look at a working Neuralink device, and V2 of its implantation robot. The …

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Ministers used influence to pilfer millions in alleged Ponzi Scheme

A recent filing from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, takes action against three individuals for allegedly raising millions of dollars against more than 1,000 victims.  “From 2017 to May 2019, Jali, Frimpong, and Johnson, directly and through two entities created to perpetrate the scheme, Smart Partners and 1st Million (the ‘Companies’), …

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The VR Download: Privacy & Monopoly Special w/ BigScreen CEO, Mozilla Engineer, VoicesOfVR Host

The VR Download is UploadVR’s weekly show about all things VR and AR, streamed from our virtual studios! [embedded content] In this special episode we talked to BigScreen CEO Darshan Shankar, Mozilla Engineer Diane Hosfelt, and VoicesOfVR host Kent Bye about Facebook’s recent and future moves in VR, and the privacy implications they have. As …

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