Mind Uploading is a hypothetical technology that could allow transfer of contents a brain to a computer, after scanning it and then reconstruct its operation on a computer. Mind Uploading is an arena which has much relationship with Cyborg.
Turn Key Points of Mind Uploading
Neuroscience and current scientific researches on behaviorism or (both as non medical language specialists and psychiatrists) consider that important functions of brain such as learning, memory, consciousness, are only the manifestations of the physical and electrochemical principles at work inside the brain. As such, these functions are governed by the laws of physics. While this is historically challenged by several philosophical thoughts.
In other words, if Mind was subjected to follow the physical and electrochemical principles fully, it would be very easy to do a Mind Uploading. Thus the concept of Mind Uploading is based on a mechanistic and material vision of the mind, thus denying any consideration of vitalist philosophy of human life and consciousness. The difference between Strong Artificial Intelligence and Mind Uploading in theoretical basis thus have a big difference on being rigid and non rigid on a particular philosophical ways of thought.
Abstract of Mind Uploading
If Mind Uploading can be done, then practically a person’s way of thought is becoming immortal. Also Mind Uploading can serve as a backup process for the intelligent. A reliable cognitive computational model (hat is to say, a logical system capable of reproducing the functioning of a human brain is needed for Mind Uploading. Some research in this direction of Mind Uploading such as the project NeuroSpin which attempts to understand certain aspects of the cognitive model of the human brain is being developed. The discovery of brain mechanisms is not enough still date.
What we know is very little about the mechanism of the brain, thus making Mind Uploading a more tougher aspect to grow faster. As the primary effort of medical science and human Anatomy was much oriented with arts, rather than science, the basic mechanisms of many aspects are still being researched keeping Mind Uploading just a theoretical aspect.
Mind Uploading is quite far thought to think about. Forget Mind Uploading, simply think we can not measure anger in units. Due to lack of fully defined mechanisms, para-psychiatric aspects are being thought by some research workers working on Mind Uploading.