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If You Download Your Mind Into a Computer Can You Still Hold Your Professional Licenses, PhD?

July 02, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 163

In the future, people will upload their mind to a computer system, therefore being able to continue consciousness even after their body fails. The definition of brain-death in the medical books right now is such that it would provide for a legal case that someone that has uploaded or downloaded their mind to a computer is still alive. If they are still a living entity, they should be able to hold a job, and if they upload their mind to the cloud computer (heaven if you will) then someone has to pay for the storage of that information, and there is a lot of information in the human brain when you consider all the memories.

Okay so let's talk about this for second shall we? If the human mind is now within a computer, that means it was able to convert the organic mind's information into ones and zeros. That information is still available, and if that uploaded mine has consciousness, it can still work, think, and therefore hold a job? Now then, let's say that an uploaded mind inside of a computer is one from an individual who has several professional licenses, or perhaps even a PhD. Are those professional licenses still good? If they are, that individual should be able to practice in that profession, give advice, or work as a consultant.

The money made could go towards the cost of cloud computing storage, or even to the heirs of that individual. If someone has a law degree, they should be able to practice law, write business contracts, and offer their services and their legal services to living persons. They should also be able to defend the proprietary rights of other digital persons. Whereas, this may sound like science fiction to everyone, it could actually be a reality, and many predict it will be in the years to come, perhaps by 2035, or 2045 for instance.

That might seem like a long ways away, but it really isn't in human historical terms, and once a digital person exists in the cloud or a substrate they could easily live for tens of thousands of years in the future, therefore although 2035 is 23 years away, that's nothing in comparison. Therefore, we need to start thinking about digital persons, and digital immortality in the cloud, and we need to consider these issues prior to them coming to fruition. Indeed I hope you will please consider all this and think on it.

Lance Winslow has launched a new provocative series of eBooks on Future Concepts. Lance Winslow is a retired Founder of a Nationwide Franchise Chain, and now runs the Online Think Tank;

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