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Originally posted by projectvxn
Read this thread it is very eye opening..And makes me wonder if the Human race has already done this several times in the past..Who knows...
Originally posted by justamomma
Originally posted by halfmaskOn another note this screams singularity.
It did to me as well. I mainly wanted to reply because what 'halfmask' points out is precisely where my mind went.
I think it is fascinating and am curious enough to *want* to see how far this could go..
However, I am not oblivious to the implications of such technology.
I missed where the video talked about preventing death, but that may have been because the minute I thought singularity, my mind was off in so many different directions.
I am anti-immortality and even anti-living longer than is natural. The reason being is that I love the way nature creates, destroys, and renews itself. It is the process that has allowed me to be here on this planet at this time. I have no problem accepting that I will come to an end. In fact, it makes me that much more aware and appreciative that I am even here at all.
Other than that, I still have to admit my rabid curiosity in the contents of the video
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[edit on 31-8-2008 by justamomma]
Originally posted by KaginD
I meant it prevents mental death I guess. Not physical
Originally posted by spitefulgod
Sounds like a guy talking a load of crap to try and get funding, he seems a little over excited by a neural net??? How many documentaries like this have we seen in the past, this guy should go take his little hobby and go home.
I hope no one wastes their money funding this code hack.
 removed a sentence that could be misconstrued as a bad explanation for a neural net, which it wasn't
[edit on 31/8/2008 by spitefulgod]
Originally posted by _Phoenix_
Edit: OK watched most of the video, it's seems great for creating A.I we can "interact" with. But I don't see how we can transfer ourselfs to it.
If we want immortality, we have to "combine" our bodies with technology, for example nanotechnology can be entered into the body and change and heal what we need to live for longer.
Anyway it's all very interesting.
[edit on 31-8-2008 by _Phoenix_]