[ExI] Meditations on the million year mind.
hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 18:59:56 UTC 2013
From: Alan Grimes <ALONZOTG at verizon.net>
> Tonite I feel like mumbling incoherently about how you would go about
> engineering a mind to last a million years. The problem is much less
> trivial than it would first appear
And very possibly more immediate.
Consider widespread uploading by mid century and million to one
speedup. That means by the end of the calendar century, some people
could have 50 million subjective years of existence.
> because the main issue is to maintain
> a youthful learning capacity even when memories spanning thousands of
> years are already stored.
I don't know that "learning" will have the same meaning after
uploading. You need a new skill, you just load it like we load
It's gonna get weird.
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