Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Leads $280 Million Investments in Elon Musk’s Creepy Brain Chip Company Neuralink

Elon Musk’s brain chip startup, Neuralink, has successfully raised $280 million in a funding round led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, just months after securing approval for its first in-human clinical trial. However, the company’s success is overshadowed by allegations of rushed and botched animal experiments. Regardless of its animal mishaps, most Americans think getting a brain chip is a bad idea.

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Pundit: Tech Billionaires Are in ‘Escape Mode’ Preparing for Calamity Caused by Their Own Companies

Doug Rushkoff, a leading theorist on digital culture, has voiced his concerns about the current state of technology, suggesting that tech billionaires are in “escape mode,” planning for catastrophic events and creating virtual realities to escape from societal realities that their own industry are causing. Speaking of Mark Zuckerberg and those like him, Rushkoff says, “They’re torturing themselves now, which is kind of fun to see. They’re afraid that their little AIs are going to come for them. They’re apocalyptic, and so existential, because they have no connection to real life and how things work.”

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Analysis: ChatGPT AI Demonstrates Leftist Bias

According to a recent analysis by researcher David Rozado, the popular new AI chatbot ChatGPT by OpenAI — the AI research company founded by Sam Altman, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, and Jessica Livingston — displays a leftist political bias.

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Bokhari: Eight Ways To Curb Google

Peter Thiel, one of big tech’s few prominent conservative-libertarians, is gunning for Google. The billionaire PayPal founder recently gave a speech in D.C. branding the tech giant “treasonous” and calling for a criminal investigation over its work with the Chinese military.

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