Re: advantages of uploading (was Re: re [2]: What is "New Age"? )

Michael Lorrey (
Thu, 12 Jun 1997 11:03:46 -0400

Eric Watt Forste wrote:
> Wax writes:
> > This is one of the things that I never understand about uploading,
> > what advantage does it offer?
> The advantage that it offers is that possibly your new platform won't
> have a designed-in mean time between failures of less than 120 years.

And, since our brains will one day be obsolete architecture, we'll need
to become software loadable onto the newest neural network in order to
compete economically. Otherwize, AI's will replace us as the dominant

			Michael Lorrey
------------------------------------------------------------		Inventor of the Lorrey Drive

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