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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:13 pm    Post subject: Care to be murdered so your brain can live in the cloud? Reply with quote

Sounds like fun!

http://www.ibtimes.com/nectome-startup-claims-brain-can-be-immortalized-digitally-uploaded-cloud-2662942
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

But how do you know that the upload is, well you ?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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But how do you know that the upload is, well you ?
how do you know you were uploaded. sounds like the perfect scam
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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John-Boy wrote:
But how do you know that the upload is, well you ?
how do you know you were uploaded. sounds like the perfect scam


Well, if you wake up and everybody is wearing spandex then it's the future and the upload worked. Logic that is.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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But how do you know that the upload is, well you ?
how do you know you were uploaded. sounds like the perfect scam


Well, if you wake up and everybody is wearing spandex then it's the future and the upload worked. Logic that is.
not my point :)
you hand over $$$$ to get "uploaded" and you have to die in the process. Whats stopping me just killing you and taking your body. you won't know
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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. Whats stopping me just killing you and taking your body. you won't know


Future me, the one from the spandex future!

Hey that sounds like a better plot than Justice League.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BK wants chips in everyone's heads. I don't think he's realized that the head is going to be relocated to the chip.

And leave Justice League out of this!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ghost In The Shell.

The idea of copying your "consciousness" onto a computer (cloud in today's parlance) isn't new. Have been thought of since the inception of computers.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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cloud in today's parlance
:lol: :lol:
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

wswartzendruber wrote:
BK wants chips in everyone's heads. I don't think he's realized that the head is going to be relocated to the chip.

And leave Justice League out of this!

The chip in the head is Phase I.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

notageek wrote:
Ghost In The Shell.

The idea of copying your "consciousness" onto a computer (cloud in today's parlance) isn't new. Have been thought of since the inception of computers.

Yeah, but they never went through the tragedy of realising their VSS checkpoint did not include state.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Best case: this is a scam and they have no clue how to do what they say they'll do in any useful capacity.
Worst case: they'll upload your brain and store it until they can figure out how to reanimate and monetise it. What's the dollar value of a captive user where you can skip the whole advertising step and simply brainwash them into generating profit?
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ant P. wrote:
Best case: this is a scam and they have no clue how to do what they say they'll do in any useful capacity.
Worst case: they'll upload your brain and store it until they can figure out how to reanimate and monetise it. What's the dollar value of a captive user where you can skip the whole advertising step and simply brainwash them into generating profit?
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bones McCracker wrote:
notageek wrote:
Ghost In The Shell.

The idea of copying your "consciousness" onto a computer (cloud in today's parlance) isn't new. Have been thought of since the inception of computers.

Yeah, but they never went through the tragedy of realising their VSS checkpoint did not include state.

Best geek joke of the year so far, and naturally none of you mouth-breathers get it.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ant P. wrote:
Best case: this is a scam and they have no clue how to do what they say they'll do in any useful capacity.
Worst case: they'll upload your brain and store it until they can figure out how to reanimate and monetise it. What's the dollar value of a captive user where you can skip the whole advertising step and simply brainwash them into generating profit?

What a scam. If you have a functioning "human-like" AI that still owns all of the dead person's resources, you could just FARM that shit for days!
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bones McCracker wrote:
Bones McCracker wrote:
notageek wrote:
Ghost In The Shell.

The idea of copying your "consciousness" onto a computer (cloud in today's parlance) isn't new. Have been thought of since the inception of computers.

Yeah, but they never went through the tragedy of realising their VSS checkpoint did not include state.

Best geek joke of the year so far, and naturally none of you mouth-breathers get it.
I bet you fell off the chair laughing out loud.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

notageek wrote:
Bones McCracker wrote:
Bones McCracker wrote:
notageek wrote:
Ghost In The Shell.

The idea of copying your "consciousness" onto a computer (cloud in today's parlance) isn't new. Have been thought of since the inception of computers.

Yeah, but they never went through the tragedy of realising their VSS checkpoint did not include state.

Best geek joke of the year so far, and naturally none of you mouth-breathers get it.
I bet you fell off the chair laughing out loud.

It's fucking brilliant.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/610743/mit-severs-ties-to-company-promoting-fatal-brain-uploading

Apparently this was a very real possibility.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Go, Darwin!
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