May 14, 2007
The Heaven Virus
In connection with the publication of Cliff Pickover’s 40th book, The Heaven Virus, here is a post co-blogged with the prolific author and famed scientist. The subject of this post is “Question Reality: Mind Uploading, Simulated Worlds, and Beyond”, and (more than a colaboration), it mostly contains some of the articles used as source material in the creation of the novel. Enjoy –
Flannery-Dailey, Frances, Robot Heavens and Robot Dreams: Ultimate Reality in A.I. and Other Recent Films. (Journal of Religion and Film, 7/2, October, 2003)
Mind Uploading Home Page is dedicated to the putative future process of copying one's mind from the natural substrate of the brain into an artificial one, manufactured by humans
Matrix Revelations: The Wachowski Brothers FAQ. (WIRED, 11(11), November 2003)
The Simulation Argument: Why the Probability that You Are Living in a Matrix is Quite High
Chown, Marcus, "Random Reality"
Process Physics from wikipedia
The Singularity by Sandberg, Anders
Parallel Universes, the Matrix, and Superintelligence, published on KurzweilAI.net , June 26, 2003
"Dear James Randi, I am writing to you in regard to your offer of $1 million to anyone who can demonstrate, under proper conditions of scientific trial, paranormal abilities"
More about Cliff Pickover: His collection of masks. His list of the "Top Ten" evil people of all time. Do Other Universes Exist? on APOD, March 1, 2006. Pickford on Literature map. His website and his blogs Reality Carnival and The Wikipedia Knowledge Dump. Thank you, Cliff.
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Is the book real? Very strange content.
Posted by: shaun mclane at May 14, 2007 4:24:52 AM
My favorite Book. great Blog
Posted by: Wholesaler at May 14, 2007 7:14:24 AM
That McSweeney's Randi letter is priceless.
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