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MERGING MAN AND MACHINE, OR WE CAN STOP IT!!??

SA TESTING GROUND FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ref: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4376754/How-Elon-Musk-meld-man-machine.html?ito=email_share_article-top
How Elon Musk could make the Matrix a reality: Researchers reveal how his new firm could build a 'brain chip' 

Computers and brains already talk to each other daily in high-tech labs – and they do it better and better.  For example, disabled people can now learn to govern robotic limbs by the sheer power of their mind.  The hope is that we may one day be able to operate spaceships with our thoughts, upload our brains to computers and, ultimately, create cyborgs. Now Elon Musk is joining the race.  The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has acquired Neuralink, a company aiming to establish a direct link between the mind and the computer.  Musk has already shown how expensive space technology can be run as a private enterprise.  But just how feasible is his latest endeavour? Neurotechnology was born in the 1970s when…