(By Mark Ellis) Tesla and SpaceX tech mogul Elon Musk has strong opinions about artificial intelligence (AI), suggesting that AI may “summon the demon” that will put humanity at risk or turn us all into the house pets of machines. He believes AI may be even more dangerous than nuclear weapons. To fight the perceived dangers, Musk is planning to unveil new computers that can be placed directly in human brains, what some call “neural lace.” The phrase was first conceived by science fiction

writer Iain M. Banks and refers to a way of interfacing computers directly with human thoughts. In a Jan. 25th tweet, Musk confirmed his firm is working on neural lace and promised to reveal details of their research in February. Neural lace is essentially a wireless mesh that can serve as an interface between a computing device implanted into the brain and the brain’s biological circuitry. READ MORE