Will Uploading Your Mind to Silicon Ever Be a Reality? #cyberpunk
We all know the silicon tropes of cyberpunk: jacking into cyberspace and navigating it with your mind, uploading consciousness into a computer, and surviving death by migrating into silicon.
How much of this is scientific possibility and how much of it is pure science fiction? These are the questions addressed in this Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell video (sponsored by Cyberpunk 2077).
TL;DR: Maybe, maybe not. It all depends of what the mind and consciousness actually are and we still don’t know that. And even if the mind is simply wetware that we can scan, map, and simulate, the amount of computational power required to do all of that is still well beyond our grasp.
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