Re: Uploading

Michael Lorrey (
Tue, 05 Nov 1996 18:06:10 -0500 wrote:
> I believe incremental replacement of individual brain components is
> completely feasible. After all, the brain is a fault-tolerant, error
> correcting design. This would be the easy part though. Extending an
> architecture never designed to be extended would be a much more
> difficult pursuit. Beyond simple component for component
> replacement, high level architectural augmentation should be extremely
> difficult.

Actually, if you look at the growth the human brain experiences from
prenatal to teen-age years, it is quite capable of extension.

What do you mean by high level?