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Book Review: Virtually Human by Martine Rothblatt

Book Review: Virtually Human by Martine Rothblatt

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness—simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology—becomes part of our daily lives."

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Proposal: Dynamic Brain Switching As a Method to Maintain Consciousness During Mind Uploading

Proposal: Dynamic Brain Switching As a Method to Maintain Consciousness During Mind Uploading

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Immortality has been a humanitarian dream since dawn of human history. Among all of the proposed methods for immortality, Biological Approaches to immortality (NBI) are argued to be more fruitful. However, mind uploading as the typical method for NBI has been challenged both from technical and philosophical aspects. This article is ...

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MIND UPLOADING AND CYLON PHILOSOPHY

MIND UPLOADING AND CYLON PHILOSOPHY

Suppose it were possible to build an artificial brain which was, essentially, a copy of an existing brain. Yours, for example. If consciousness is reducible to the form and functions of the brain (to put it another way, if consciousness is what the brain does) then the artificial brain would likewise generate consciousness. But now the question arises: Just whose consciousness is it?

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Vaccinate your life against B.S.O.D – Insure your memories.

Vaccinate your life against B.S.O.D – Insure your memories.

As our Biological (analog) life get’s more entwined with the Digital world we have created, chances are, there might be options worth exploring. It all comes down to “Sampling” – taking snapshots of our analog lives and storing them digitally. Today, with reasonable precision we can sample, store and re-create most of our primary senses, digitally. Sight via cameras, sound via microphones, touch v...

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