Neuralink’s Technology Is Impressive. Is It Ethical?

Elon Musk’s audacious vision of a smartphone-controlled brain-machine interface comes with potential risks

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IImagine being able to walk into a strip-mall and have thousands of microscopically-fine electrodes inserted into your brain, all implanted as quickly and as efficiently as if you were having LASIK…