Back Up Your Brain, Never Die

#Death

Tue, Jun 15th, 2010 09:59 by capnasty NEWS

Though there is little prospect of creating a genuinely conscious robo-clone in the foreseeable future, several companies are taking the first steps in that direction. Their initial goal is to enable you to create a lifelike digital representation, or avatar, that can continue long after your biological body has decomposed. This digitised "twin" might be able to provide valuable lessons for your great-grandchildren -- as well as giving them a good idea of what their ancestor was like.

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