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Science fiction film Ex Machina director Alex Garland says he’s discovered a digital spirituality researching artificial intelligence.
Uploading consciousness into a computer is an incentive for financing this stuff. This is one of Google Director of Engineering and leading AI researcher Ray Kurzweil’s pervading points.
Kurzweil believes that by 2050, scientists could create new virtual bodies with nanobots allowing consciousnesses to escape death. Kurzweil said, “My plan is… read more