• Musk’s Neuralink creates ‘happy monkeys’ who play Pong with their minds

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain When talking about Elon Musk, we must be prepared to talk about big numbers. The world’s richest man—he’s currently worth about $209 billion, give or take a billion—has designed electric powered cars that can drive (with stops for charging) the 2,8000-mile width of the United States. He envisioned the hyperloop, a vacuum-sealed network carrying magnetically levitating pods that can transport passengers between cities faster than planes, up to 760 miles per hour. He wants to colonize Mars, one of our closest planetary neighbors residing a mere 112 million miles away and is building a rocket to do so. But last week, Musk held a press conference…