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If simulated fire can’t burn wood, how can a simulation really think, feel or be conscious?

If simulated fire can’t burn wood, how can a simulation really think, feel or be conscious?

Uncategorized| Michael Ulrich  

How a Simulation of a Person’s Mind Can Still Think, Feel, and be Conscious An Opinion Response to, “If Simulated Fire Can’t Burn Wood, How Can a Simulation Really Think, Feel or be Conscious?” by Michael Ulrich When discussing simulation of cognitive function, in the context of Whole Brain Emulation, there is an argument against […]

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Would an upload be me, or just a copy; who is the real me?

Would an upload be me, or just a copy; who is the real me?

Uncategorized| Michael Ulrich  

Would an Upload Be Me, or Just a Copy; Who is the Real Me? An Opinion Response by Michael Ulrich For this question, the answer considers the constraints and definition of personal identity. Consider the implications, every copy has, at some point, the same mental information that is unique to your brain’s origination. At the […]

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Does the Chinese Room Thought Experiment disprove true AI and mind uploading?

Does the Chinese Room Thought Experiment disprove true AI and mind uploading?

Uncategorized| Angel Okoro  

Does the Chinese Room Thought Experiment disprove true AI and mind uploading? by Angel Okoro What about the Chinese Room thought experiment by Searle, doesn’t that disprove true AI and mind uploading? The Chinese Room Argument is a thought experiment designed by philosopher John Searle and published in his article, Can Computers Think? This experiment […]

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Brain Health and Brain Emulation

Brain Health and Brain Emulation

Uncategorized| Michael Ulrich  

Brain Health and Brain Emulation An analysis by Michael Ulrich of how brain health pertains to the efficacy of brain emulation So, you’ve decided that you want to have an emulation of your brain created. In this hypothetical scenario, you know that whole brain emulation has been achieved and is publicly available; or at least […]

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