Re: Immortality and Resources

Anders Sandberg (
Fri, 31 Jan 1997 10:04:38 +0100 (MET)

On Fri, 31 Jan 1997, Jim Legg wrote:

> Weak
> uploading does exist today because a brain can be kept alive indefinitely
> on life support systems with sensory interfaces to computers.

Any references for this? I know there is a book called _If They Can Keep
a Severed Head Alive_ and some similar results, but keeping the brain
itself on life support seems a bit unlikely.

I don't see this as a step towards uploading, other than a way to allow
easier experimentation. :-)

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