Could We Upload Our Consciousness To A Computer?

0
(0)

Would it ever be possible to one day upload our consciousness to a computer? How would we go about this?

Read More:
The Brain vs. The Computer
https://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/bvc.html
“Throughout history, people have compared the brain to different inventions.”

Scientists Are Convinced Mind Transfer Is the Key to Immortality
http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/scientists-are-convinced-mind-transfer-is-the-key-to-immortality
“Call it mind transfer, uploading, brain backup, whatever—the idea of copying the human brain to a computer so it can live on without the body has a strong hold on futurists, neuroscientists, and folks that just want to live forever.”

Mind-reading Technology Speeds Ahead
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mind-reading-technology-speeds-ahead/
“Jack Gallant perches on the edge of a swivel chair in his lab at the University of California, Berkeley, fixated on the screen of a computer that is trying to decode someone’s thoughts.”

Engineering a memory with LTD and LTP
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v511/n7509/full/nature13294.html
“It has been proposed that memories are encoded by modification of synaptic strengths through cellular mechanisms such as long-term potentiation (LTP) and long-term depression (LTD).”

MIT scientists implant a false memory into a mouse’s brain
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/inception-mit-scientists-implant-a-false-memory-into-a-mouses-brain/2013/07/25/47bdee7a-f49a-11e2-a2f1-a7acf9bd5d3a_story.html
“Sometime soon, a lab mouse could wake up thinking he had snuggled up to a girl mouse the night before. But he hadn’t. The memory would be fake.”

If your brain were a computer, how much storage space would it have?
http://io9.com/if-your-brain-were-a-computer-how-much-storage-space-w-509687776
“The comparison between the human brain and a computer is not a perfect one, but it does lend itself to some interesting lines of inquiry. For instance: what is the storage capacity of your brain?”
____________________

DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won’t find anywhere else! New videos twice daily.

Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews

Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel

DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews

Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez

Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci

DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews

DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews

Discovery News http://discoverynews.com

Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq

Similar Posts:

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

As you found this post useful...

Follow us on social media!

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.