Lex Solo #2 – The Future of Neuralink

My thoughts on 8 possible long-term futures of Neuralink after attending the August 2020 progress update. This is a solo episode #2 of the podcast. Hopefully it’s interesting to some folks. The aim is for these episodes to be focused on a particular topic, at times challenging, at times personal, at times exciting to me on a technical and philosophical level like the episode today.

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Here’s the outline of the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

00:00 – Introduction
04:42 – 1. Alleviating Suffering
07:25 – 2. Consciousness and Intelligence
11:39 – 3. Augmented Body, Mind, and Reality
13:42 – 4. Gaming & Virtual Reality
16:25 – 5. Merging Tech & Biology
19:40 – 6. Telepathy
22:58 – 7. Memories & Immortality
28:04 – 8. Merging with AI