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Anders Sandberg, and the Ethics of Uploading

  Whole Brain Emulation is going to create synthetic humans, if the functionalist point of view of neuroscience is right, by implementing their thought processes in forthcoming hardware, and software systems, which could arrive as early as the middle of this century. What are the rights of these uploads? How will their existence impact our …

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Randal Koene on Whole Brain Emulation

Analyzing, and implementing specific brain functions, in order to complement, or substitute them when impaired has been possible for a long time. Hearing aids, or a simple pair of glasses are well accepted tools helping our senses, and our brain functions. There many leaps that researchers working in the field of neuroengineering want to be …

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Singularity Summit 09 coming up in New York

On October 3-4, 2009, the Singularity Summit 09 is held in New York, and it promises to be a very stimulating event. Organized yearly by the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Singinst), it is confronting for the first time an East Coast audience, after its past three editions in California. Invited by Singinst’s President, Michael …

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