What Will the First Substrate Independent Mind Look Like? A Theoretical Projection Article by Michael Ulrich Whole Brain Emulation continues to gain traction in research and development. Whether it be in the advancements in neural prostheses, more precise connectomic mapping, or strictly in artificial intelligence; more effort is being focused on engineering research instead of […]
An Ecosystem for Emulated Minds A Topic Article by Michael Ulrich Human evolution has been directed by environmental conditions of Earth. As human beings, we need essential things from our environment to live such as breathable air, food and water, Earth-normal gravity and Earth-normal atmospheric pressure. These are things that all biological humans need to […]
Why We Should Send Uploaded Astronauts On Interstellar Missions A Review of the Article by Giulio Prisco Sending people to planets beyond our solar system has been a growing interest for space exploration. The future colonization of an Earth-like planet is inevitably necessary for mankind’s long-term survival. A major milestone in advancing this endeavor was […]
An Introduction to Neuroprosthesis and BCIs by Rowan Whitney We have all heard of Sci-Fi flicks where people get chips implanted into their brains to augment their capabilities, which may seem far off by today’s standards. This trope of science fiction, however, is already presenting itself as a reality. These “brain chips”, or in more […]
Future Science Project An Interview with Randal Koene The above video was created by Mika Mautner, a student and researcher for Carboncopies. It features an interview with Randal Koene who describes the current state of neuroscience as it relates to Whole Brain Emulation or mind uploading.