Whole brain emulation

Evaluation

80,000 Hours rates whole brain emulation a "potential highest priority area": an issue that, if more thoroughly examined, could rank as a top global challenge.[1]

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    80,000 Hours (2022) Our current list of pressing world problems, 80,000 Hours.

Whole brain emulation (sometimes called mind uploading or justsimply uploading) is the fine-grain modellingmodeling of the computational structure of the human brain.

Koehler, Arden (2020) Problem areas beyond 80,000 Hours’ current priorities, Effective Altruism Forum, June 22.

BibliographyFurther reading

Chalmers, David J. (2014) Uploading: A philosophical analysis, in Russell Blackford & Damien Broderick (eds.) Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, pp. 102–118.

Whole brain emulation (sometimes called mind uploading or just uploading) is the fine-grain modelling of the computational structure of the human brain. A related term is mind uploading.

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