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Elon Musk Causes Stir With Ketamine Endorsement. Here’s The Science. : ScienceAlert

X owner Elon Musk recently described using small amounts of ketamine "once every other week" to manage the "chemical tides" that cause his depression. He says it's helpful to get out of a "negative frame of mind". This has caused a range of reactions in the media, including on X (formerly Twitter), from strong support for Musk's choice of treatment, to allegations he has a drug problem. But what exactly is ketamine? And what is its role in the treatment of depression? It was first used as an anestheticKetamine is a…

Neuralink Livestreams Paralyzed Patient Playing Video Games With His Mind

Screenshot: X/NeuralinkNeuralink, Elon Musk’s neuroscience startup, live-streamed an interview with its first patient on Wednesday. The man in question, a 29-year-old quadriplegic who identifies himself as Noland Arbaugh, said that he has been unable to move his arms or legs for nearly a decade. Using Neuralink’s brain implant, which was inserted in January, the man now seems to be able to play chess as well as the game Civilization by using his mind. The interview, in which Nolan is seen playing the games, was streamed

After a Year in Exile, Parler Is Back on the Web. But Why?

Parler is back, baby. After a year-long hiatus from the web, the conservative social media site has returned to the internet, and this time its new owners are promising it won’t become the radical rightwing hellscape it was when it left. Tesla Investors Not Happy With Mr. Tweet's TweetsParler has been offline since last April when it was bought by a media conglomerate and was subsequently shut down in the hopes of revamping and resurrecting it. Prior to its procurement, the site had been struggling. This week, as part…

Sen. Warren presses SEC, again, to investigate Tesla and Elon Musk

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., once again urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate Tesla, CEO Elon Musk and the company's board of directors over what she called, "possible misappropriation of Tesla resources and conflicts of interest arising from Mr. Musk's dual role at Tesla and X— renamed from Twitter."Warren, who sits on both the Senate's banking and the armed services committees, had sent a similar request to the SEC last July, and a letter to Tesla's board chair Robyn Denholm expressing…

Don Lemon Questions Whether Elon Musk Was Uncomfortable

Following Don Lemon’s rocky interview with Elon Musk – which ended in the cancelation of their X contract – the former CNN anchor suggested to tech journalist Kara Swisher that maybe the sit-down was doomed from the start because Musk was “uncomfortable sitting in front of a gay Black guy.” When Swisher joined Lemon’s show, she praised his interview with Musk as “excellent” and “very fair”: “I think people watching it will be wondering why he a gasket over it,” Swisher said. …

Elon Musk buying Nvidia hardware even as Tesla aims to build AI rival

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk (L), and Nvidia CEO, Jensen Huang (R).ReutersIn November 2023, at an all-hands meeting with employees, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang was asked whether the company would follow the lead of Apple and Disney and suspend its advertising on X due to rising levels of antisemitism and other hate speech on the platform.X owner Elon Musk said earlier that month that he agreed with a post on the site that accused "Jewish communities" of pushing "hatred against whites." Numerous brands — Disney and Apple among them —…

Man with Neuralink chip plays video game just by thinking, Elon Musk shares video

A follower commented: “Beautiful to watch this. You can see his joy in being able to control things again. This is when science does very good things!” In a first, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Thursday shared a video clip where a person was seen playing video games just by thinking, courtesy the Neuralink brain chip. Paraplegic Noland Arbaugh, 29, was seen in a video shared to X using just his mind to play online chess.‘See that cursor on the screen? That’s all me. It’s all brainpower,” he was quoted as…

AI will be smarter than any single human by next year: Musk

OpenAI has hit back, saying they are not in any kind of founding agreement with Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Elon Musk who is currently locked in a battle with ChatGPT maker OpenAI said on Wednesday that artificial intelligence (AI) will probably be smarter than any single human by next year.Musk has sued Sam-Altman-run company, alleging that it had breached the “founding agreement” via its partnership with tech giant Microsoft. OpenAI has hit back, saying they are not in any kind of founding…

Elon Musk Don Lemon Interview: Trump, Hate Speech, Ketamine

Days after Don Lemon said that Elon Musk canceled his partnership with X hours after conducting an interview with the tech mogul, the former CNN anchor on Monday dropped the first episode of The Don Lemon Show on YouTube and podcast streaming platforms, featuring a contentious interview with Musk. Throughout their conversation, Lemon brought up questions related to Musk’s drug use, his affiliations with Donald Trump, advertisers pulling ads off X, hate speech on the app and other topics that the South…