September 23, 2013

Download Your Brain To A Computer After Death?

Professor Stephen Hawking, known for his “unconventional” view of the afterlife, said at UK’s Cambridge Film Festival last week that he believes your consciousness could theoretically be kept operational outside of your head…by downloading your brain to a computer. While this sounds like a way to live on after death, he admits current technology isn’t there yet. He referred to the afterlife as a “fairy tale for people afraid of the dark.”

[ Read the Article: Computers Keeping Our Minds Alive After We Die? Stephen Hawking Says Yes ]

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