"According to neuroscientists, several figures from the tech sector are currently scouring labs across the US for technology that might fuse human and artificial intelligence. In addition to Bryan Johnson, founder of the online payments company Braintree, Elon Musk has been teasing a project called 'neural lace,' which he said at a 2016 conference will lead to 'symbiosis with machines.' And Mark Zuckerberg declared in a 2015 Q&A that people will one day be able to share 'full sensory and emotional experiences,' not just photos. Facebook has been hiring neuroscientists for an undisclosed project at Building 8, its secretive hardware division."

"As these people see it, computing keeps achieving new heights, but our ability to interface with silicon is stuck in the keyboard era. Even when speaking to a computer program like Alexa or Siri, you can convey at most about 40 bits per second of information and only for short bursts."
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