Immortality is becoming a real possibility for all of us. No, not physically, but digitally. Given the rapid ongoing pace of technological advancement, it may become possible in the future for us to digitally upload our minds. Consider your knowledge, and your organisation’s knowledge, being captured in this way. An attractive idea, perhaps, but one that also raises many questions.
In this Radio National story, Olivia Willis explores some of the philosophical questions that the ability to upload our mind raises.