First Human to Receive Neuralink Implant Says It Lets Him Play Civilization VI

By | March 21, 2024

The PCMag (and various other outlets) have reported about today’s first video of Neuralink’s first implant: The Neuralink implant is a brain implant for quadriplegic people people, allowing them to move a cursor on a screen. While in general not a new invention, Elon Musk’s company has managed to garner widespread media attention for the first implantation of such a device. The patient reports playing chess with the device, and also playing Civ6 until 6 in the morning.
The video can be found here (mentioned around the 3:30 mark), and also the official Civilization Twitter account has picked up these news.

Glad to see that games can give people joy in their life, although we certainly hope that he’ll have additional useful uses for it in the future.

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