What philosophers support idea of mind uploading ?

#ArtificialIntelligence: What philosophers support idea of mind uploading ? Many philosophers scorn the very idea of AGI . E.G. David Chalmers , John Searle (inventor of “Chinese room”). Also there is a “Ship of Theseus” . Quote from wikipedia “ First, suppose that the famous ship sailed by the hero Theseus in a great battle has been kept in a harbour as a museum piece. As the years go by some of the wooden parts begin to rot and are replaced by new ones. After a century or so, all…

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(serious) How do I donate my body to a transhumanist’s cause?

#ArtificialIntelligence: (serious) How do I donate my body to a transhumanist’s cause? So I’m 26 and even though death shouldn’t be on my mind, it is. I could die in a car crash tomorrow or be murdered. I have no will so I would just be buried by my parents and rot in the dirt, I don’t want that. I know that it cost money to volunteer, I’m not sure how much though. What is the whole legal processes behind this stuff? I can’t find anything on Google other than…

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Biohacker Sells DIY Genetic Engineering Kits for the Home

#ArtificialIntelligence: Biohacker Sells DIY Genetic Engineering Kits for the Home A former NASA engineer turned into a biohacker and now sells kits to teach the general public more about genetic engineering! Here’s a pretty cool article about it from Scientific American: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mail-order-crispr-kits-allow-absolutely-anyone-to-hack-dna/?redirect=1 submitted by /u/frugalfred1 to r/transhumanism [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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I’m talking live on twitch now about transhumanism….

#ArtificialIntelligence: I’m talking live on twitch now about transhumanism…. https://www.twitch.tv/transhumannow I am new to streaming, but I have a strong desire to talk abut trans-humanism or frankly anything else you could throw at me. Give me a shot and I’ll see and moderate a forum discussion if it comes to that. Also feel free to ask me questions or discuss here. ​ Topics I’m interested in; Transhumanism, particularly a service oriented world where people interact and interconnect better when building things Singularities of all kinds, bio-logical, AI, and all that…

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I don’t think I have heard of a computer (or complex machine) last more than a century. Why do we assume that replacing our biological parts with cybernetics would make us live longer?

#ArtificialIntelligence: I don’t think I have heard of a computer (or complex machine) last more than a century. Why do we assume that replacing our biological parts with cybernetics would make us live longer? Some time ago, I played a choose your own adventure game called I, Cyborg, by Tracy Canfield. I, Cyborg is a 300,000-word interactive science-fiction novel by Tracy Canfield. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. Being a cyborg copy of the famous outlaw Ypsilanti Rowe…

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