Elon Musk says he’d be comfortable implanting a Neuralink brain chip in one of his children

Neuralink is the brain interface company co-founded by Elon Musk.
Elon Musk says he’d be comfortable implanting a Neuralink brain chip into one of his children. 
Speaking at a company event, Musk said such a move would not be dangerous, in his opinion.
Neuralink’s interface hopes to give some people a way to communicate via their thoughts.

Elon Musk said he’d be comfortable implanting a brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, into one of his children. 

Speaking at a show-and-tell event hosted at Neuralink’s headquarters on Wednesday, Musk said he would feel comfortable implanting the chip into one of his children if they had a serious injury, such as a broken neck.

“I would say we’re at the point where at least, in my opinion, it would not be dangerous,” he added.

Neuralink’s brain-computer interface hopes to give those suffering from paralyzing conditions a way to communicate via their thoughts.

Neuralink’s brain chip has tiny wires embedded with electrodes that monitor…

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