Elon Musk may be in the middle of a legal battle about his Tweets, but he is still making time to do the thing that he is best known for — inventing.
Last week when Musk joined Joe Rogan on The Joe Rogan Experience, he didn't just smoke pot.
He also told Rogan about a company he founded with 8 other people two years ago. That company is called Neuralink.
According to their website, Neuralink is
"developing ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers."
About 20 minutes into The Joe Rogan Experience, Rogan and Musk began discussing Artificial Intelligence.
Rogan asked Musk,
"Do you think that it's likely that we will merge somehow or another with this sort of technology and it will augment what we are now? Or do you think it will replace us?"
Musk also discussed the fact that he
"tried to convince people to slow down AI, to regulate AI. This was futile. I tried for years. Nobody listened."
Rogan proceeded to laugh nervously saying it sounded like a scene in a movie where robots take over.
Many people are drawing major parallels between Rogan and Musk's conversation to Skynet and The Terminator.
AI Apocalypse, anyone? Twitter seems to think so.
Is this is what Elon Musk was trying to warn us about? "When Artificial Intelligence becomes self aware we will not… https://t.co/fjtsG2OD1J— Riflechair (@Riflechair)1536712950.0
Elon Musk is scared of AI so why the hell wouldn't you be. Terminator is a real thing— Matt Stowe (@Matt Stowe)1536860897.0
.@joerogan’s podcast with @elonmusk now has me thinking I’m gonna pull up next to the terminator the next time I’m… https://t.co/KEmumxe2vb— Chris Daley (@Chris Daley)1536803460.0
At work listening to @joerogan podcast with Elon Musk. Interesting to hear his views about the dangers of Artificia… https://t.co/2nBKC4Alzi— Ryan Foley (@Ryan Foley)1536741251.0
Forget horror movies. Listen to Elon Musk talk about how he believes AI will become too dangerous for humans to han… https://t.co/8X9kW6PM8h— Castleberry (@Castleberry)1536635907.0
This is like watching the terminator https://t.co/EThmDCzXqF— Elias (@Elias)1536387138.0
Elon Musk on AI sounds like a prologue to a terminator movie https://t.co/8mXZUHk7lT— كريم (@كريم)1536353400.0
Listening to the Joe Rogan podcast with Elon Musk..... Never been more convinced that the fucking Terminator styl… https://t.co/S06RVUJJrz— Simon Burton (@Simon Burton)1536843716.0
@elonmusk talking about #AI on @joerogan podcast would put shivers down your spine, I can see Terminator type shit… https://t.co/of9L8z8y6R— Tek_Nik (@Tek_Nik)1536434179.0
Watching @elonmusk and @joerogan talk about A.I. and Elon’s face looks like he’s a real life John Connor and has co… https://t.co/DJ1cM80uZA— Ian Gray (@Ian Gray)1536613151.0
Others think Musk is the key to saving us.
world war 3 is gonna be fought between humans and Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and the rest of the AI created by Apple, Wa… https://t.co/rh1dAID5cD— bobby (@bobby)1536857882.0
@Crypto_STEEZ Elon Musk is the Terminator— Cuzzin Litedead ATC News Anchorman (@Cuzzin Litedead ATC News Anchorman)1536546838.0
Excuse me while I find someplace to live off-grid 😳.