LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, June 7, 2014: CEO & Chief Product Architect Elon Musk plugs in a Supercharger to a right-hand drive Model S at the UK launch of Tesla Motors' Model S electric car at the Crystal. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Elon Musk's new company 'Neuralink' wants to find a way to fuse your brain with a computer

As well as sending rockets around the moon and creating fully electric vehicles, Elon Musk has a plan for your brain.

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla has plans for a new company called Neuralink which he will task with joining a human brain to a computer.

Eventually, Musk hopes to merge our fleshy CPU with that of artificial intelligence to improve memory and more directly communicate with machines.

Although the Silicon Valley billionaire hasn't officially revealed Neuralink, he responded to a report in the Wall Street Journal with an acknowledgement on Twitter.

The company was apparently registered as a "medical research" company in California last year. And Musk has spoken many times before about linking human beings with machines.

Last month he appeared at a summit in Dubai and told the audience: “Over time I think we will probably see a closer merger of biological intelligence and digital intelligence."

Musk's new plan sounds like a blend of the Matrix and Johnny Depp's 2014 science fiction film Transcendence .

The current brain-mapping technology allows humans to send thought controls to machines, such as manipulating a prosthetic limb. But a two-way upgradeable human/machine brain is still in the realms of science fiction.

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