“The Neural Engineering System Design (NESD) program aims to develop an implantable neural interface able to provide advanced signal resolution and data-transfer bandwidth between the brain and electronics.”
Grants have begun to go out – “As part of the DARPA NESD Program, Paradromics is developing the Neural Input–Output Bus, or “NIOB”, which is scheduled for clinical trials in 2021.”
A cyborg mid-life crisis.
“…development of a unique “’brain-implantable’ system-on-a-chip (SoC) for bi-directional brain-computer interfaces (BBCI) aimed at solving neurodegenerative disorders.”
As ISIS loses its grip on territory, it loses its story as the restoration of the caliphate, but does not stop its attacks. So what is it?
Doesn’t hurt to have Elon Musk in the BCI space. But I think the AI element is more hype than we need just now – elementary motor function interfaces before tackling APIs for “intelligence”?
From Ken Wilber: “We” practices—A popular saying is that the next Buddha will be the Sangha. There are an increasing number of groups who take this very seriously, and not only practice together, as is common now, but are pioneering the exploration of actual “we” experiences—or shared experiences—at each of the higher stages of meditative development (e.g., gross, subtle, causal, etc.). As each stage of meditation shows us a higher consciousness (or “I” space), what is the corresponding “we” space of such higher “I’s” brought together?
“Our cultural models of the apocalypse are all extremely short-term. The jackpot, like climate change, began long ago, progressed invisibly.”
interesting that after the initial spike, hate incidents have declined. Antibodies at work in the global brain?