In this new episode of the Carboncopies Podcast, Dr. Randal Koene, founder of the Carboncopies Foundation, will explain the technical process of achieving whole brain emulation from a preserved brain.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This episode features an interview with Dr. Keith Wiley, Communications Director at Carboncopies. The discussion focuses on Dr. Wiley’s book “A Taxonomy and Metaphysics of Mind-Uploading” which lists terms and thought experiments helpful for those interested in mind-uploading. His book can be purchased on Amazon using at the following link: https://www.amazon.com/Taxonomy-Metaphysics-Mind-Uploading-Keith-Wiley-ebook/dp/B00NJZHGM8
This episode brings us back to the Carboncopies Workshop series with a Panel Discussion on for-profit ventures that have invested heavily in neurotechnology. The debate focuses on the goals of these companies and the potential contributions that they could offer to Neuroscience.
Episode 6 of the Carboncopies Podcast features an interview with Dr. Randal Koene and Allen Sulzen as the first of the “Mind Uploading in Popular Culture” series. This conversation is Part I of II.