I will not be putting the Elon Musk coin in my head
@dualhammers wow I just googled that. Sleep with a charger attached to your head? And surely people will want upgrades. Is this going to create two bizarre classes, the Linked and the Unlinked?
@whtrbt Chances of this even getting past the regulatory trials phase is low.
@whtrbt The press conference involves pigs with the devices implanted. Ethics rules around animal test subjects are limited.
It is much harder to create trials that pass ethics board rules when it comes to implants.
@dualhammers In the US, or everywhere?
@whtrbt Tesla is based in the US, I believe they have to go through US trials before they can be exported anywhere.
@electret @whtrbt @dualhammers Early adopters are always talking risks. hope this gets refined and becomes reasonably accessible. As was mentioned, it could be great for people with disabilities. A friend of mine got his PhD controlling a computer through eye gaze, as he's lost the ability to move and speaking is very laborious. This could change everything for people like him.
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.