CHIMPLY AMAZING!
Globe|May 03, 2021
Brain-chipped ape plays video game – with its mind!

IT’S enough to make human-computer game addicts go ape — a chimp named Pager can play video games without a joystick — just by using his mind!

The secret isn’t in the banana smoothies Pager loves — his amazing ability is the result of two incredible microchips implanted in his brain that enable him to play Pong hands-free.

The brainstorm comes from Neuralink, tech king Elon Musk’s new company, which released a three-minute film showing Pager using his thoughts to control the popular electronic table tennis game.

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