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Currently, the 45-year-old Paypal founder splits his time between Tesla, which is under pressure to deliver its ,000 sedan on time, and Space X, which aims to launch a satellite-internet business and a rocket that can bring humans to Mars.He is also pushing development of a super high-speed train called Hyperloop.

"CE Corner" appears in the February 2012, April, July/August and November issues of the Monitor.In case revolutionizing the transportation and energy industries while colonizing Mars wasn't enough of a challenge for Elon Musk (or perhaps taxpayer subsidies for Musk's ventures in those fields have dried up) in his latest venture the billionaire entrepreneur now "wants to merge computers with human brains to help people keep up with machines." Specifically, the WSJ has uncovered that Musk has launched another company called Neuralink, which is pursuing what Musk calls “neural lace” technology, which is shorthand for a brain-computer interface and consists of implanting tiny brain electrodes that will one day be able upload and download thoughts.Think the 2014 Johnny Depp movie Musk has taken an active role setting up the California-based company and may play a significant leadership role, according to people briefed on Neuralink’s plans, a bold step for a father of five who already runs two technologically complex businesses.Or to go full vague and really up the WTF factor, is he someone you’re “just talking to”?More to the point, if you want a relationship, how do you know if you’re wasting your time or not?Upon successful completion of the test (a score of 75 percent or higher), you can print your CE certificate immediately.

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