Re: physics of uploading minds.

From: fudley (fuddley@fastmail.fm)
Date: Sat Oct 29 2005 - 08:43:23 MDT


On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 "Heartland" <velvethum@hotmail.com>

> Yes. Moravec's procedure is the only safe way to
> transfer a mind between substrates.

If done properly neither the upload nor the original can tell
subjectively if they were uploaded instantly or very very slowly I donít
see why it should make one bit of difference.

> what we mean by "identity"

This is my rule of thumb: If I can remember being a certain person one
year ago then Iím probably that same person today; the method may not be
perfect but it works pretty well most of the time and itís all I have.

John K Clark
 

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