Musk lays out ambitious goals in internet censorship agency’s Chinese magazine
Tech billionaire Elon Musk is said to have profiled sustainable energy, brain implants and space exploration in an article published in a Chinese magazine run by the country’s internet monitoring and censorship agency.
The July issue of China Cyberspace features articles from Musk and Ant Group CEO Eric Jing Xiandong, the company that runs Chinese payment service Alipay, quoting a Xinhua reporter, The Verge reported.
Musk says the magazine invited him to share his “thoughts on the vision of technology and humanity”, then proceeds to describe and promote the technology used by the companies he owns – Tesla, SpaceX and Neuralink – which he says can “contribute to a better future for humanity”.
He also cited some of his more ambitious goals as examples of the kind of technology his companies could (eventually) create, such as a “self-contained city on Mars,” a way for humans to “integrate with artificial intelligence.” ” and a “fixed battery banks”.
Musk also mentioned the yet-to-be-seen humanoid Tesla Bot, and suggests people could potentially be able to buy a robot as a gift in “less than a decade.”
Established in 2013, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) is responsible for creating and enforcing policies regarding online content, user data and digital security.
The CAC then created a magazine which, according to Stella Chen, senior researcher for the China Media Project, typically includes regulatory announcements and internet policy research.
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