I’m pretty much a subscriber to the computational theory of mind (broadly speaking), which holds that the mind is information in the brain. If this theory of mind is accurate, then there should be no barrier to someday uploading a copy of our mind into a computer, providing we can find a way to record … Continue reading Will we be able to upload our minds?
Are you the same person today that you were yesterday? Or last week? Or last year? What about ten years ago? Let's look at it in two ways: physically and mentally. Physically, our bodies are constantly performing maintenance. Waste is being flushed away and the food that we eat is constantly being transformed into tissue, … Continue reading Patterns who have achieved consciousness