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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Dissent Is Not Un-American

Geof Stone is guest-blogging on about dissent, and how politicized media or strong-arming politics can suppress it, or try tint it with shades implied guilt. One of the most commovent views at a trip I took to the US in November 2001 was a poster the width of the entire building, at the second

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