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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x168 Robin Hanson: What would happen if we upload our brains to computers?
TV-PG

  • 2017-08-24T06:00:00+02:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Meet the "ems" -- machines that emulate human brains and can think, feel and work just like the brains they're copied from. Futurist and social scientist Robin Hanson describes a possible future when ems take over the global economy, running on superfast computers and copying themselves to multitask, leaving humans with only one choice: to retire, forever. Glimpse a strange future as Hanson describes what could happen if robots ruled the earth.

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