Category: Uploading

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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...

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Enter the World of the Surrogates

Ever since I was a kid I have been interested in an episode of Batman The Animated series, in which a fight scene takes place between a robotic version of Bruce Wayne, AKA Batman, called a “duplicant”, basically a robot that duplicates a human.

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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?