Investigate the possibility of scanning the human brain and uploading our minds and consciousness to a digital world.
Imagine a future where nobody dies— instead, our minds are uploaded to a digital world. There they could live on in a realistic, simulated environment with avatar bodies, calling in and contributing to the biological world. Mind-uploading has powerful appeal— but what would it actually take to scan a person’s brain and upload their mind? Michael S. A. Graziano explores the challenges.
Lesson by Michael S. A. Graziano, directed by Lobster Studio.
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