[ExI] Uploads on a Postcard

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sat Apr 15 04:28:23 UTC 2023

On Thu, Apr 6, 2023 at 1:16 PM Ben Zaiboc via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On 06/04/2023 16:50, gadersd wrote:
> > It should be no surprise that the workings of the mind would be
> fundamentally simple. It must be simple enough to encode on DNA if not a
> postcard after all.
> Well, that's encouraging. For mind-uploading, I mean. I don't remember
> who first suggested it, but it seems feasible that, if we have a generic
> Human Mind Template, that basically reproduces this
> common-to-all-human-brains structure, any individual mind would be a set
> of variations that can be applied to it. So mind-uploading wouldn't
> require scanning every single connection and weighting in the brain, but
> just the crucial ones that represent what makes someone an individual,
> applied to the 'standard human model'.
> Once we've figured out what they are!

### I don't know if I was the first person to propose this idea but I did
discuss it with Anders Sandberg here many years ago.

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