RSS

Whole brain emulation

TagLast edit: 12 Jun 2021 20:28 UTC by Pablo

Whole brain emulation is the fine-grain modelling of the computational structure of the human brain. A related term is mind uploading.

Bibliography

Eth, Daniel, Juan-Carlos Foust & Brandon Whale (2013) The prospects of whole brain emulation within the next half-century, Journal of Artificial General Intelligence, vol. 4, pp. 130–152.

Hanson, Robin (2016) The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life When Robots Rule the Earth, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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

Sandberg, Anders (2013) Feasibility of whole brain emulation, in Vincent C. Müller (ed.) Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence, Berlin: Springer, pp. 251–264.

Sandberg, Anders (2014) Ethics of brain emulations, Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, vol. 26, pp. 439–457.

Sandberg, Anders & Nick Bostrom (2008) Whole Brain Emulation: A Roadmap.

Shulman, Carl (2012) Could we use untrustworthy human brain emulations to make trustworthy ones?, The Fifth Conference on Artificial General Intelligence, December 11.

Related entries

artificial sentience | consciousness research | intelligence and neuroscience | long-term future | moral patienthood | non-humans and the long-term future | number of future people

Prob­lem ar­eas be­yond 80,000 Hours’ cur­rent pri­ori­ties

Ardenlk22 Jun 2020 12:49 UTC
257 points
62 comments15 min readEA link

Re­duc­ing long-term risks from malev­olent actors

David_Althaus29 Apr 2020 8:55 UTC
262 points
65 comments37 min readEA link

‘Cru­cial Con­sid­er­a­tions and Wise Philan­thropy’, by Nick Bostrom

Pablo17 Mar 2017 6:48 UTC
18 points
3 comments23 min readEA link
(www.stafforini.com)

Utopia In The Fog

Zeke_Sherman28 Mar 2017 2:54 UTC
18 points
15 commentsEA link

The Im­por­tance of Ar­tifi­cial Sentience

Jamie_Harris3 Mar 2021 17:17 UTC
52 points
10 comments11 min readEA link
(www.sentienceinstitute.org)

Max­i­miz­ing long-term impact

Squark3 Mar 2015 19:50 UTC
6 points
14 commentsEA link

Why AI is Harder Than We Think—Me­lanie Mitchell

evelynciara28 Apr 2021 8:19 UTC
42 points
6 comments2 min readEA link
(arxiv.org)

Will we even­tu­ally be able to colonize other stars? Notes from a pre­limi­nary review

Nick_Beckstead22 Jun 2014 18:19 UTC
18 points
6 commentsEA link
No comments.