Neuralink implant patient can play online chess with his mind

21/03/2024 | The Guardian

Elon Musk's Neuralink hosted a live stream of its first patient, Noland Arbaugh, implanted with a chip, playing online chess. However, Kip Ludwig, a former program director for neural engineering at the US National Institutes of Health, said that Neuralink's demonstration was not a breakthrough in neurotechnology. Ludwig added that it is still in the early stages of post-implantation, and there is much to learn on both the Neuralink side and the subject's side to maximize the amount of information for control that can be achieved.

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Brain-computer interface, BCI, neurotechnology

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