A startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is “100 percent fatal”

A startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is “100 percent fatal”


Publication Title
MIT Technology Review
Publication/Creation Date
March 13 2018
Creators/Contributors
Antonio Regalado (creator)
Nectome (contributor)
Robert McIntyre (contributor)
Michael McCanna (contributor)
Edward Boyden (contributor)
Greg Fahy (contributor)
Ken Hayworth (contributor)
Michael Hendricks (contributor)
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) (contributor)
Alcor Life Extension Foundation (contributor)
Brain Preservation Foundation (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Next week, at YC’s “demo days,” Nectome’s cofounder, Robert McIntyre, is going to describe his technology for exquisitely preserving brains in microscopic detail using a high-tech embalming process. Then the MIT graduate will make his business pitch. As it says on his website: “What if we told you we could back up your mind?”
HCI Platform
Other
Related Body Part
Brain
Source
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/610456/a-startup-is-pitching-a-mind-uploading-service-that-is-100-percent-fatal/
https://nectome.com/

Date archived
March 14 2018
Last edited
July 5 2021
How to cite this entry
Antonio Regalado. (March 13 2018). "A startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is “100 percent fatal”". MIT Technology Review. MIT Technology Review. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/2850