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Wait But Why’s latest instalment of long reads, The Mute Button, focuses on current political discourse.

Wait But Why is the ultimate in internet long reads. Created by writer and illustrator Tim Urban, it is known for diving deep into meaty topics. These(...)

Launched last week in San Francisco, Neuralink aims to create a ‘neural lace’  that is  interlaced with the cerebral cortex

It’s the stuff of science fiction, but also within the realm of possibility. Elon Musk’s latest venture, Neuralink, is a neurotechnology company aimin(...)

An artist’s rendering of a brain/computer interface made by Neuralink. The San Francisco-based company  says it has created a device that could one day wire data links directly to the brain

Elon Musk aspires to make inserting a computer connection into your brain as safe and painless as Laser eye surgery. Neuralink, a company in which Mus(...)

Tesla founder Elon Musk’s tweet about taking the company private may see the US Securities and Exchange Commission get involved. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Elon Musk is a talented guy. The South Africa-born entrepreneur is the founder of not just one disruptive and innovative technology company, but four.(...)

Elon Musk hopes a micron-sized implant could help  stroke patients to communicate.

Back in 2015, Tim Urban, the writer behind popular blog Wait But Why, began a series of posts on Elon Musk’s companies including Tesla and SpaceX. So(...)

Tesla founder Elon Musk has a new firm that  aims to implant tiny brain electrodes that may one day upload and download thoughts. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is launching a new company called Neuralink with the intention of connecting computers directly to human brains, ac(...)