Scientific American | Will you live forever – or until your next software release – by uploading your brain into a computer?
December 5, 2011
Scientific American — December 5, 2011 | Gary Stix
Ray Kurzweil and other so-called transhumanists have promised that in coming decades we will be able to transfer a digital copy of the trillions of connections among nerve cells in our brains into a computer. We would essentially reincarnate ourselves as non-biological beings that persist for eternity inside a laptop, on the endless links of the Internet or as avatars inside a television set. After achieving the ultimate copy and… read more