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Nipping Skynet in the Bud? Killer Robots and Real Life Warfare.

The TL/DR Synopsis Synopsis: A look at the SF trope of uploading human minds to synthetic bodies and one of its current real-life precursors, autonomous robotics. Human Rights Watch warns about the use of such systems in war.   Includes links … Continue reading

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British Academies Issue Joint Report Decrying “Souped-Up” Humanity

The TL/DR Synopsis Synopsis: A look at the real-life side of the SF trope of uploading, in this case serious, organized concern from British academicians about human enhancement.Includes links to (a) the report Human Enhancement and the Future of Work, and (b) … Continue reading

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The Non-Fiction of Synthetic Persons

____________________ The TL/DR Synopsis Uploading human consciousness is a science fiction trope, but also an area of real research. Post includes links to (a) full text of a classic uploading story from 1955, (b) multiple scientific papers from 2012. ____________________ … Continue reading

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