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The Fermi Paradox, Self-Replicating Probes, and the Interstellar Transportation Bandwidth

The Fermi Paradox, Self-Replicating Probes, and the Interstellar Transportation Bandwidth

Keith B. Wiley kwiley@keithwiley.com Affiliation at the time of writing: Univ. of Washington, Dept. of Astronomy, Box 351580, Seattle WA 98195, USA Originally written November 25, 2011 Citation: Wiley K. The Fermi Paradox, Self-Replicating Probes, and the Interstellar Transportation Bandwidth. arXiv:1111.6131. 2011. Video Interview with Adam Ford [[Subscribe to Adam Ford’s YouTube Channel]] ...

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Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading

Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading

Futurist pundit George Dvorsky recently posted an article on io9, labeled as “DEBUNKERY” and aimed at the topic of mind uploading. ... I will briefly run through Dvorsky’s eight objections, and ... explain why, from my own perspective, none of them is compelling ...

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SIM, Emulation, Structure & Function

Video and Transcript of the interview conducted with Dr. Randal A. Koene by Adam A. Ford at Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, 16 August, 2012. (The interview was part of the events surrounding the Singularity Summit Australia 2012.) SIM stands for Substrate-Independent Minds. It is the notion that you can take the functions that are going on inside of our brain that produce mind and have them carried...

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