Elon Musk is developing technology that can read your mind

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Elon Musk Presenting Tesla's Fully Autonomous Future. Photo credit: Steve Jurvetson/CC 2.0, via Flickr

Elon Musk is developing implants that can read brain activity and then send it to a machine, which can translate it. His company, Neuralink, is testing this on animals. The goal to help people with paralysis or Parkinsons. But maybe one day, it’ll be so safe and commonplace that even healthy people would do it. 

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