Re: Uploaded memories

Eugene Leitl (
Wed, 8 Dec 1999 00:46:37 -0800 (PST)

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky writes:
> Bekenstein bound: One megabyte per hydrogen atom.

Er, do you have also practical plans for a device? It's an _upper_ bound, you know.

> Even if you can only store one byte per hundred atoms, this still gives
> you around one million billion megabytes per gram. I wouldn't expect
> that the human brain holds more than a thousand billion megabytes of
> data, and a mere billion megabytes is more likely.
> There's plenty of room at the bottom.

Yeah, and EURISKO will prove our way down there. Clearly, procedural strong AI is the wave of the future. Let me unearth the dusty PROLOG deck...