In this news piece*, renowned physicist Dr. Michio Kaku talks about recording and transferring thoughts in mice (yes, it’s actually being done in labs right now!) and speculates on the ability to digitally upload consciousness and basically become immortal.
I liked the part about thought-directed computers (aka neural or brain-computer interfaces). I can’t wait until I can do these posts directly from my brain!
How about the pill that slows down time? That was a new one to me… Wow!
*The title of this video is “Uploading Consciousness & Digital Immortality | Interview with Theoretical Physicist Michio Kaku” – The sources are listed below:
Breaking the Set’s Manuel Rapalo speaks with theoretical physicist, Michio Kaku, about his latest book ‘The Future of the Mind’ discussing a the how realistic it would be to digitally upload memories and consciousness, and why we’re living in the ‘Golden Age’ of studying the human mind.