The Strange Neuroscience of Immortality | Soul Fill | Scoop.it

"The human race is on a beeline to mind uploading: We will preserve a brain, slice it up, simulate it on a computer, and hook it up to a robot body."

 

Chronicle continues, "He wants that brain to be his brain. He wants his 100 billion neurons and more than 100 trillion synapses to be encased in a block of transparent, amber-colored resin—before he dies of natural causes.

 

Article by Evan R. Goldstein

Illustrations by Harry Campbell for The Chronicle Review


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