Re: The Poor Masses

Robin Hanson (
Sun, 29 Sep 96 15:29:04 PDT

Dan Clemmensen writes:
>Robin, could you please explain your concept of "upload"? Mine is
>perhaps a bit vague. I've always thought of an "upload" as the digital
>continuation of a "meat" personality. With this definition, I don't
>see how uploads are produced more rapidly than "meat" humans. I also
>think of an upload as using less physical resources than a "meat" human,
>not more.

I presume that being digital, they are easily copied.
See my article:

Robin D. Hanson