Re: outloading

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Fri Aug 17 2001 - 11:43:20 MDT

On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Spike Jones wrote:

> At E5 someone suggested inloading (who?), a process whereby nanobots
> go inside a brain and build nanocomputers on every brain cell, then
> build interconnect in order to simulate the operation of that brain.

That somebody should had thought twice before coining neologisms which
serve no purpose other than ego-stroking.

> Given extraordinary technology, could we not then have that
> configuration information about that inloaded brain passed outward to
> another nanomachine which has been implanted into an embryo? Then

Excellent. Let us all evolve back to invertebrates.

> perhaps the nanobots could guide the development of the bio-brain,
> setting neurons in place and guiding the development of the brain's
> interconnections, so that the new human is born with the memory and
> skills of the original, (perhaps frozen) inloaded brain.

One could do that. But I'd rather drill a hole into my knee, and pour milk
into it.

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