USS Callister – Black Mirror – Review

The Premise of USS CallisterUSS Callister is the first episode of the fourth season of Black Mirror. Set around the 2030s or 2040s (deduced from technology shown), this episode features digitally uploaded coworkers being forced to play a Star Trek…

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Identity as a Digital Being: Who even are we?

Traditional interpretations of identityTraditionally, Identity has been almost entirely about who a person is and what groups they fall into. For all of human history we have defined people as things like 'Jew', 'male', 'black', 'straight', 'liberal', 'nerd' and so…

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Our Curious World (EP 17) – Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBekkTqsYs4&t=383sOur Curious World - Digital ImmortalityOur Curious World is a podcast hosted by Krisitan Lander. In this episode, 'Digital Immortality', I (Loui) talked with Kristian about this blog, my inspiration and what I think will happen in relation to the…

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Sex and Sexuality as a Digital Being

This content is MATURE and not recommended for children! The modern purpose and practice of sex Historically, and indeed biologically, sexual intercourse has generally been for the purpose of having children alone. Humans are among the few animals that choose…

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Selling your Mind and Configurable Brains

Supposedly, after a person had uploaded their brain to digital form, they would have a comprehensive virtual copy. This copy could be analysed and separated into its constituent brain regions. Theoretically, these regions could be replaced with regions from other…

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Neural Lace vs Uploading Your Brain

What is Neuralink's 'Neural Lace'?NeuralinkLet's start off with Neuralink. Neuralink is Elon Musk's very secretive company that describes itself as "Developing ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers." As put in SXSW, we currently have very low bandwidth,…

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Gaming with a Digital Brain

The gaming industry, currently worth over £100 billion, has constantly been using cutting-edge technology to provide the best experience. At the same time, artificial intelligence has begun to displace human experts. With the release of new forms of gaming and…

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Enhancement of a Digital Being: Software

Artificial Intelligence Software:Perhaps the single greatest software enhancement of a digital being would be the integration of artificial intelligence both in a narrow and general sense. This artificial intelligence would of course be secondary to the original human cognition, but could be…

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