You may have a completely non-human body or alter your personality with BCIs if you so desire. This is the future that Elon Musk and other billionaires are envisioning while talking about merging man and machine.
Some highly invasive implants and their associated hardware are inserted in the brain after drilling holes in the animals’ skulls. Now a doctors group is accusing Neuralink of animal abuse of varying nature during brain implant experiments.
The first ever individual to tweet a message addressing the world with just the use of his thought and no other muscle is an Australian man who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Six weeks ago, a 9-year-old macaque, Pager was hooked up to a Neuralink system - Elon Musk’s mind-machine interface company. He was trained to play video games in exchange of banana smoothie. Now the monkey is seen playing games like Ping-pong using only his brain.