Sunday, Feb 18 2018 | Updated at 06:41 PM EST

Stay Connected With Us F T R

Apr 06, 2017 04:19 AM EDT

Real-life Iron Man Elon Musk has created another tech company called Neuralink. What this company will focus on will be how to link human brains with computers to create a much more sophisticated artificial intelligence.

In order to achieve this, Neuralink will mainly focus on using the neural lace technology where people and machines can interact with each other without the use of any physical interface.

Neural lace technology works by implanting electrodes into the brain so that people can communicate with machines as well as upload and download their thoughts. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, this technology will improve the cognitive skills and the memory of human beings.

The idea of humans interacting with computers seamlessly is the stuff made from science fiction. However, electrode implants in the brain are already used in a number of people diagnosed with neurological disorders, such as epilepsy and Parkinson's, although the implants are not as complex as Musk imagines them to be.

One of the reasons why electrode implants have not yet been fully embraced is because the process is still considered dangerous. Those who have them in their brains used it as a last resort attempt and no other alternatives are left.

In a previous interview, Musk said that that neural lace will be an additional layer of human intelligence. He said that this is not a novel idea because people are not aware that they are already cyborgs interacting with and utilizing the power of machines.

The idea of the neural lace technology was first mentioned in a 2015 paper by a group of chemists and scientists. They called the technology mesh electronics and suggested that it can be injected into the brain with a needle.

With Musk's Neuralink, everything can become a possibility in a not so distant future soon.

Follows Neuralink, Elon Musk, brain
© 2017 University Herald, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Must Read

Here is NASA’s Take On Anonymous Hackers Alien Claims [VIDEO]

Jun 28, 2017 AM EDTNASA official says no alien has been found until today.

International Cyber Attack Strikes Again: Ransomware Hits Companies Worldwide [VIDEO]

Jun 28, 2017 AM EDTOver 2,000 computers in about a dozen countries were affected.

The Magic of Celebrity Involvement: How Projects and Concepts Get Public Nod When Icons Get Involved [VIDEO]

Jun 28, 2017 AM EDTDo celebrities really affect marketing?

Student Loans In Focus: How Much Do Students Really Borrow To Attend The Top 10 Schools [VIDEO]

Jun 26, 2017 AM EDTFor most students, going into the Top 10 schools is a dream come true. But is the expense in studying in these schools worth it?