On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $US158 ($225) million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has been up to since its launch in 2017.
In 2003, Canadian singer and Japanophile Avril Lavigne died and was replaced by an industry-planted clone named 'Melissa Vandella'. Melissa looked a bit like Avril, and sounded a bit like Avril -- but she was not Avril. Melissa was bright and peppy. She wore fishnets and neon, and girlfriend-shamed the boy next door. She was not Avril -- or was she?