Whole Brain Emulation

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

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 an attempt to address some of these challenges by emphasizing the...

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BioTrove Podcast: “Whole Brain Emulation”, Host Liz Parish interviews Randal Koene, Carbon Copies

Special thanks to Alex Vollmer for his best effort to fix a sound problem that nearly ruined this podcast. The sound quality loss is outweighed by the fascinating quality of the conversation! In this podcast guest  Randal A. Koene, Ph.D. neuroscientist, neuro-engineer and co-founder  of Carboncopies discusses Whole Brain Emulation. You will learn about connectomics, neural mapping using molecular ...

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Mind uploading won’t lead to immortality

Mind uploading won’t lead to immortality

Uploading the content of one's mind, including one's personality, memories and emotions, into a computer may one day be possible, but it won't transfer our biological consciousness and won't make us immortal.

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Video Friday: David Dalrymple – Project Nemaload

Video Friday: David Dalrymple – Project Nemaload

  Published on Mar 17, 2014 See http://nemaload.davidad.org/ http://www.33rdsquare.com/2013/02/dav… Also see talk at H+ @San Fran: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmHy1_…‎ Interview conducted in Oxford, UK – Dec 2012. Thanks to David Dalrymple for the interview, as well as Open Worm and Open Source Brain for some of the b-roll 🙂 Open Worm: http://www.openworm.org Open Source ...

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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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