Engadget Podcast: What’s up with Elon Musk’s Neuralink?

We dive into his troubled brain computer interface company.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar|@devindra|March 10, 2023 8:30 AM

This week, we chat with Senior Editor Andrew Tarantola about Neuralink, Elon Musk’s brain computer interface (BCI) company. The FDA reportedly denied approval for human trials last week—Andy explains why that happened, as well as what BCIs could mean for humans in the future. Also, Cherlynn dives into the accessibility news from Microsoft’s Ability Summit.

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  • What’s going on with Neuralink and BCI tech? – 2:05

  • Elon Musk goes after disabled Twitter employee, quickly apologizes – 19:52

  • Microsoft touts new accessibility tech at 2023 Ability Summit – 28:32

  • Sonos’ Era 300 speaker finally has spatial audio – 35:04

  • What we think of the Yellow iPhone and a few other colorful gadgets announced this week – 45:25

  • Working On – 51:49

  • Around Engadget: the reMarkable Folio is a very pretty e-paper keyboard – 54:28

  • Pop culture picks – 56:29


Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Devindra Hardawar
Guest (Audio): Andrew Tarantola
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O'Brien
Livestream producers: Julio Barrientos
Graphic artists: Luke Brooks

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Engadget Podcast: What’s up with Elon Musk’s Neuralink?