Philosophical Writings on Mind Uploading/Downloading

If you are interested in learning more about the philosophical ideas and debates related to Mind Uploading/Downloading please explore the links and presentations below.

Then consider joining us at the Lifenaut.com Blog to share your thoughts and comments: (https://lifenaut.com/blog/)

Documents:

The Day you Discard Your Body (Marshall Brain) PDF.

Power Point Presentations:

Use of Digital Mindfiles to Preserve Life Pending Revival Via Mindware, Cyber-Consciousness & Mindloading
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Challenges in building and using a Lifetime Personal Information Store based on MyLifeBits into Today’s Realities
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Of Genes, Bemes & Conscious Things: Transhuman Enhancements & Transbeman Rights
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Bio-Tech is Turning Heinleinian Predictions into Today’s Realities
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Brain Repair and the Near Future of Death
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Defining and Resolving Geoethical Issues in Neuronanotechnology
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Web Links:

www.ibiblio.org/jstrout/uploading/potter_life.html
www.ibiblio.org/jstrout/uploading/MUHomePage.html
www.cs.unm.edu/~kwiley/mindRamblings/robotsMindUploading.html#minduploading
www.minduploading.org/murg.html
http://www.aleph.se/Trans/Global/Uploading/#phil
http://www.eff.org//Net_culture/Consciousness/memes_and_consciousness.paper
http://minduploading.org/articles/hearn.mind-uploading.html

Other Objectives:

One of the objectives of the Lifenaut.com mission is to make the mindfile creation process available to everyone on the globe. At first glance a technologically- oriented project such as this might seem to pose the problem of limited access, however 1 billion cellphones were sold in developing countires this year (2007) and in alignment with Moore’s Law, they are becoming increasingly like mini-pc’s. Computers themselves are also becoming rapidly more affordable. We feel that IT access will be universal within 10-20 years.

$100 laptop’ production begins
100$ lap top
By Jonathan FildesScience and technology reporter, BBC News

Five years after the concept was first proposed, the so-called $100 laptop is poised to go into mass production.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6908946.stm