Neuralink is an American neurotechnology company founded by Elon Musk and eight others, reported to be developing implantable brain-computer interfaces (BCIs). The company’s headquarters are in San Francisco ; [3] It was started in 2016 and first Was Publicly Reported in March 2017. [1] [4] The trademark “Neuralink” was purchased this icts from previous owners in January 2017. [5]

Wait But Why reported in April 2017 that Musk said the company aims to make the world a better place in the world, with the eventual goal of human enhancement . [2] [3] [6] In June 2016, Musk discussed a science fiction concept called ” neural lace ” that is part of the fictional universe in The Culture , a series of novels by Iain Banks . [6] [7]


  1. ^ Jump up to:b Winkler, Rolfe (March 27, 2017). “Elon Musk Launches Neuralink to Connect Brains With Computers” . Wall Street Journal .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b Urban, Tim (20 April 2017). “Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future” . Wait But Why .
  3. ^ Jump up to:b Masunaga, Samantha (21 April 2017). “A quick guide to Elon Musk’s new brain-implant company, Neuralink” . Los Angeles Times .
  4. Jump up^ Statt, Nick (March 27, 2017). “Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI” . The Verge .
  5. Jump up^ Meet the Guys Who Sold “Neuralink” to Elon Musk without Even Realizing It, April 4, 2017, MIT Technology Review
  6. ^ Jump up to:b Newitz, Annalee (March 27, 2017). “Elon Musk is setting up a company that will link brains and computers” . Ars Technica .
  7. Jump up^ Cross, Tim (31 March 2017). “The novelist who inspired Elon Musk” . 1843 Magazine.

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