During Elon Musk’s live event about his secretive startup Neuralink, the eccentric billionaire made a surprising comparison — invoking the dystopian science fiction show “Black Mirror.”
The remark came when he was replying to an audience question about whether the technology could eventually allow users to save and replay memories.
“Yes, I think in the future you’ll be able to save and replay memories,” he said. “I mean, this is obviously sounding increasingly like a ‘Black Mirror’ episode. But I guess they’re pretty good at predicting.”
“You could upload, you could basically store your memories as a backup, and restore the memories, and ultimately you could potentially download them into a new body or a robot body,” Musk said. “The future’s going to be weird.”
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