Michael Graziano, a professor of neuroscience at Princeton University, writes about mind uploading in an article on Aeon Magazine. Is uploading possible? “Yes, almost certainly,” thinks Graziano. I find it awesome that more and more mainstream neuroscientists think that uploading is feasible in principle.
3D Futures: The disembodied, the departed and the dispossessed, by Rob Walters, is a fresh, entertaining and thought-provoking science fiction novel with interleaved stories, including a thriller in a future society of uploads.
Charlie Jane Anders on io9 | What if the cost of uploading your brain is giving up your body? Forever? That’s just one of the thought-provoking questions raised by Erin Biba’s piece on the ethics of uploading yourself, over at Tested.
Martin Higgins, author of Human+, interviewed me for his The Eternities podcast and published a review on Disinfo | Transhumanist Spirituality — A New Religion for the Modern Age? Continue reading Transhumanist Spirituality — A New Religion for the Modern Age?
Ken Hayworth gave a talk and Q/A on How to create a Connectome Observatory of the mouse brain and beyond, in OpenQwaq, on November 13 2011.
Suzanne Gildert gave a talk in Teleplace on “Thinking about the hardware of thinking: Can disruptive technologies help us achieve uploading?” on November 28, 2010, at 10am PST (1pm EST, 6pm UK, 7pm continental EU).
About 40 persons attended the ASIM 2010 Conference, Advancing Substrate-Independent Minds, satellite to the Singularity Summit 2010, San Francisco, August 16-17th.
Randal A. Koene gave a talk in Teleplace on “Realistic Routes to Substrate-Independent Minds” on July 17, 2010.
The Second Online Workshop on Advancing Substrate-Independent Minds, ASIM2010-2, was held in Teleplace on July 10, 2010.
The First Online Workshop on Advancing Substrate Independent Minds, ASIM2010-1, was held in Teleplace on June 5, 2010. It was a very intense workshop with 10 talks and lively discussions.
George Dvorsky has written an article on “You’ll Probably Never Upload Your Mind Into A Computer” on io9. Ben Goertzel has replied with an article on “Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading” on H+ Magazine. I agree with Ben, and posted the comments below on both articles. Continue reading Comments on ‘Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading’