EVA is a recent Spanish science fiction film, very good and fresh, one of the best I have seen recently. In 2041, humanoid robots are commonplace. There are strict safety requirements and, if a robot proves unsafe, the words “What do you see when you close your eyes?” will switch it off and wipe its memory out.
Science fiction authors Richard Morgan and Greg Egan have described mind uploading and “backup copies” as a practical technology for immortality. Of course, “carbon chauvinists” often speak against mind uploading, and some have interesting things to say. Continue reading The Perils and the Promises of Mind Uploading