HUFFINGTON POST
01/26/2015 08:01 am ET Updated Feb 04, 2015

If You Upload Your Mind To A Computer -- Are You Still You?

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One of the most mind-bending far future predictions you'll hear from some futurists is this: Eventually, the technology will exist to copy your brain (every bit of data that makes you, you) onto a computer.

Technical details and exact predictions aside (the concept is still firmly science fiction) mind uploading makes for a fascinating and disturbing thought experiment. If you had the power to upload yourself, would you?

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