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Questions tagged [mind-uploading]

Mind uploading, or whole brain emulation, is the process of transferring the mind of a living being into a computer or network.

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Help finding a book title – college students find a way to open portals to other planets [duplicate]

I got the storyline of this book series (I believe it was a series) told to me by a colleague at a former workplace but I can't remember the name of the author or of any of the books in the series. ...
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Book series my dad told me about. It involves space travel, clones, and an indigenous people with kangaroo tails

My dad read a book series that he recommended to me last year. Now that I am ready to start it, neither of us can recall the title. He said there were several in the series but he can't recall how ...
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Trying to recall a sci-fi book about elitists uploading their mind into computer to gain immortality [duplicate]

I vaguely remember reading this book in which there was an elitist group trying to gain immortality by uploading themselves into a computer(simulation). Each created their own world. Our hero somehow ...
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Short story from the 1950s/60s, criminal makes multiple body jumps, mind uploading, meets electric chair

Trying to find a short science-fiction story from 1950s/60s that is an early example of body surfing / mind uploading . Thief gets control of a device(chair?) that allows him to take over the body of ...
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Short Story about Mind uploaded to computer

It is in the format of a chat log. A man's consciousness was uploaded to a computer to save him. Now in the future, they downloaded his mind into a body, but the man gave permission for scientists to ...
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Movie from 80s-90s with humans trapped on alien ship while duplicated on Earth

I am trying to find a movie I watched when I was a kid. There are a small group of humans that don't know each other waking up in a cell on an alien ship. I think they are actually duplicates on the ...
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Sci-Fi book title based on form-changing beings

I'm looking for the title of a book my mother read to me when I was young. I am sure it was a book, not 100% though as I was 8-11, around 15 years ago. MAybe a short? This was 1998-2002 or so, so not ...
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Short story about a man who has mind transferred into a woman's body

It was a part of short story about a man who wakes up in a woman's body. I read it some time in the eighties. There was a black and white illustration of the "woman" looking into a mirror, and there ...
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Man Uploads Consciousness Into Three Computers

I remember reading this book a couple years ago in my school library. It was about a man who uploads his consciousness into three computers. (If I'm not mistaken) One of the uploads is the "control" ...
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Homeless woman uploaded into computer

I vaguely remember an SF novel from the 1980's or early 90's about a poor, maybe homeless, Black woman who gets uploaded into a computer as an experiment. I think the title was the woman's name (?). ...