Elon Musk finally took the wraps off his new brain microchip company that plans to connect people's brains to the internet by next year
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- Elon Musk is the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX.
- When he's not busy running those companies, he's also the CEO of Neuralink - a neurotechnology startup that plans to implant devices into human brains starting in 2020.
- For the first time on Tuesday night, Musk and colleagues unveiled Neuralink's plans for the future.
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Elon Musk is a busy man.
When he's not digging a tunnel underneath a major city to try and create a new form of transportation, or starting a major car manufacturer, or trying to move the human species to Mars, he's running a company that intends to implant computer chips into human beings.
That company is named Neuralink, and you're forgiven if you've never heard of it - since being announced in 2016, not much has been said about the San Francisco-based startup. But an event on Tuesday evening starring Musk himself offered a deep look into what to expect from Musk's next huge venture.
Here's what we learned: