Re: Primitive uploads

From: Alejandro Dubrovsky (
Date: Sat Feb 16 2002 - 07:05:53 MST

Eugene probably answered, but in any case:

On Sat, 2002-02-16 at 22:22, Jacques Du Pasquier wrote:
> Did anyone try to upload primitive animals ?
> Of course there has been behaviour modeling of insects, for example,
> with simple rule sets designed to account for their behaviour, and
> even the reunion of many such little agents in a simulation to produce
> emergent complexity.
> But did anyone simply try to reproduce the information processing
> infrastructure of a tiny beast, without any programming, plug it into
> a (programmed) VR (including the body) and see how it does ?
> For example C. elegans has 302 neurons. That should be within reach.
> Of course an uploaded C. elegans may not be very spectacular, and we
> might try to model something a bit more "brainy".

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