cybernetics

New Research Takes Us One Step Closer To A Bionic Eye

New Research Takes Us One Step Closer To A Bionic Eye

For the first time ever, scientists have 3D-printed an array of light sensors onto an eyeball-shaped surface. Eventually, a scaled-up version of the device could restore vision to the blind, or even improve the vision of sighted people.

Elon Musk Is Wrong To Think He Can Save The World By Boosting Our Brains

Elon Musk Is Wrong To Think He Can Save The World By Boosting Our Brains

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced a new venture called Neuralink, a startup which aims to develop neural interface technologies that connect our brains to computers. Musk says it’s the best way to prevent an AI apocalypse, but it’s on this point that he’s gravely mistaken.

How To Create A Virtual ‘Body’ For Your Uploaded Mind

How To Create A Virtual ‘Body’ For Your Uploaded Mind

The prospect of uploading your brain into a supercomputer is an exciting one — your mind can live on forever, and expand its capacity in ways that are hard to imagine. But it leaves out one crucial detail: Your mind still needs a body to function properly, even in a…