In a March 2nd, 2014 New York times article, Susan Schneider used the recent film ‘Her’ to analyze some of the philosophical challenges to the concept of mind-uploading, whereby a person’s mind is transferred from a brain to some sort of computer. She presented some common (although admittedly fascinating) hypothetical thought-experiments, drawing conclusions to match. I offer alternative explanations for these scenarios.
“There are only four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same: only love.”
[This piece includes spoilers for the movie Her and also for Don Juan DeMarco, but that one is 20 years old, so come on: you’ve had your chance.]
“Singularity or Bust” has been screened in various theaters around the world, and in 2012 it won the Best Documentary award at the LA Cinema Festival of Hollywood. This week the film-maker Raj Dye finally made it available online for the world to enjoy….
Crowdfunding: Heathervescent ‘s Future of Money TV Show Will Cover Digital Currencies, Privacy Issues, More!
Help futurist and filmmaker Heathervescent (aka Heather Shlegel) create The Future of Money TV series.
The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge ~ Thomas Berger