Tagged: robotics

Upload my brain? - Ariadne

Robert Hickson Mar 01, 2012

Another self-made man (and it always seems to be men) is throwing money at digitizing the mind. Dmitry Itskov, a young media entrepreneur, has announced he  is recruiting a team of scientists to, within the next decade no less, transplant human consciousness into a robot. After that it will, he hopes, be a short step to downloading minds so we can … Read More

Why science denial is so very dangerous - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Apr 14, 2010

I heart TED – something to which I’m sure I’ve confessed in past. This morning, I got a fantastic email with some of the latest talks to be posted on TED. While they’re all (of course) brilliant, I’ll make special mention of a talk, entitled ‘The danger of … Read More