What if you never had to worry about the day when your mother, spouse, or best friend is no longer around to talk to, laugh with, and give advice? Lifenaut is exploring how science may one day extend life through the use of digital technology. Lifenaut is a project of the Terasem Movement Foundation, a […]
We were really pleased to be included in Huffington #5 Magazine for the Ipad. Lucas Kavner has written a fine article about Bina48 and the LifeNaut Project. Let us know what you think? Another example of how Mindfiles and Androids are becoming more and more well covered by the media.
Ten years before the Civil War, the city of Rochester, NY asked Frederick Douglass to speak for its July 4, 1852 celebration. Douglass accepted, but rather than join in the ‘celebration,’ Douglass took it in an unexpected direction. In this clip, Danny Glover performs part of that speech (hat tip to the Zinn Education Project and MoveOn.org) Thinking about […]
In his January 2010, essay “Killed by Bad Philosophy” Ken Hayworth discusses “mind uploading” from a philosophical perspective that includes a discussion of “what is the self” and a warning to not let current “scientific” philosophy lead to a “fatal” error in judgement about the possibility of “mind uploading”. http://www.brainpreservation.org/documents/killed_by_bad_philosophy.pdf . I found his essay to be […]
At www.LifeNaut.com, we are often asked how would it work and why would you want to create a Mindflile. Creating a digital record (Mindfile) of a person’s unique characteristics (attitudes,values,mannerisms, and beliefs) may one day enable artificial intelligence software to transfer “a good enough copy” a person’s mind to a computer and one day even […]