A New Brain Implant Translates Thoughts of Writing Into Text

In early experiments, a paralyzed man with implants in his premotor cortex typed 90 characters per minute—by envisioning he was writing by hand.

Elon Musk’s Neuralink has been making waves on the technology side of neural implants, but it hasn’t yet shown how we might actually use implants. For now, demonstrating the promise of implants remains in the hands of the academic community.

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This week, that community provided a rather impressive example of the promise of neural implants. Using an implant, a paralyzed

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