Sunday, April 23, 2017

Plans for Making Smartphones Extinct

Facebook's Zuckerberg is planning for the day when smartphones are made obsolete, trying to come up with the next superior device:

http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-f8-mark-zuckerberg-augmented-reality-2026-2017-4


Elon Musk has announced Neuralink, his own effort which involves direct brain-machine interface:

https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/20/elon-musks-neuralink-wants-to-turn-cloud-based-ai-into-an-extension-of-our-brains/

Here's an explanation on why brain-machine-interface could revolutionize society:

http://waitbutwhy.com/2017/04/neuralink.html

Here's a critique on why it may be too difficult to accomplish in the near future:

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/604254/with-neuralink-elon-musk-promises-human-to-human-telepathy-dont-believe-it/

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