SpaceX CEO Elon Musk arrives at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. | Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images
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Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Merge Humans and Machines

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO believes the only way to keep pace with artificial intelligence is to upgrade human intelligence.

Published On 08/28/2017
11:05 PM EDT
T T esla CEO Elon Musk, perhaps the world’s most famous futurist, has made a career of pursuing far-fetched projects that have one leg planted firmly in science fiction. SpaceX aims to colonize Mars. The Boring Company wants to dig tunnels to transport cars at high speeds along sliding electric skates. And Hyperloop is planning to rocket commuters from San Francisco to Los Angeles in pods traveling at supersonic speeds.