A Dust Movie Short

A Dust Movie Short

Despite this short film on YouTube not being about digital immortality, I still found it to be very interesting. The same basic premise is in place – an individual trying to find a way to retain some sort of mortality for a loved one. 

Terasem Movement Foundation

The founders of Terasem are concerned that the potential of nanotechnology and related cyber consciousness for relieving human suffering and extending human life would be truncated due to unwarranted fears and concerns. The founders are also concerned, however, that nanotechnology and cyber consciousness could be made available only to an elite, or in a manner that creates class divisions within society. The founders believe that nanotechnology and cyber consciousness needs to be developed consistently with full respect for diversity and unity so that the potential for greatly extending human life and relieving human suffering can be realized.

2045 Initiative

I found this website to be very interesting. I am not sure if this initiative / website is really functioning though, since it seems dates on the website and their Twitter account are many years old.

In reading the third paragraph on their About Us page, it is said, “The main science mega-project of the 2045 Initiative aims to create technologies enabling the transfer of a individual’s personality to a more advanced non-biological carrier, and extending life, including to the point of immortality.”

Digital Human Rights

According to this article, “A YouTuber wants courts to recognize that any defamation attack against the virtual character in her videos constitutes a violation of her rights as a real person.”

How do you view “your rights” for a digital person that represents yourself?

A.RTIFICIAL I.MMORTALITY

This is a highly anticipated documentary that is sure to spur a lot of discussions and probably some heated debates. But then again, digital immortality will most of the time.