Friday, February 23, 2018


Immortality of a sort anyway. The Swedes are experimenting with the possibility of copying your brain into a computer and putting it into a robot body.  Interesting approach, but I can see some problems.

1. You should have gotten your brain backed up years ago. Before the rot set in.

2. If you do #1, then the last 40 years of knowledge will be lost to the robot, unless...
3. You keep the robot around to follow you and thus keep its knowledge base up to date, except..
4. The robot, being as stubborn as you are, refuses to believe that anything you are doing is of any real value and goes off on its own or...
5. Decides that you are too stupid and dangerous to live and offs you to prevent any further damage...
6. After backing itself up.

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