UCSB Science Line
Sponge Spicules Nerve Cells Galaxy Abalone Shell Nickel Succinate X-ray Lens Lupine
UCSB Science Line
Home
How it Works
Ask a Question
Search Topics
Webcasts
Our Scientists
Science Links
Contact Information
If a human had been uploaded with a computer program, how could one test his brain to prove it, and determine who the originator of that program was?
Answer 1:

"Uploading" a human via a computer program is so beyond our current level of technology (even our understanding of biology) that there is just about nothing that could be said about how it would work or what you could do with it. It may well be just plain impossible to "upload" a human onto a computer (the laws of physics may make it impossible for a computer to simulate a human completely and accurately).



Click Here to return to the search form.

University of California, Santa Barbara Materials Research Laboratory National Science Foundation
This program is co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation and UCSB School-University Partnerships
Copyright © 2015 The Regents of the University of California,
All Rights Reserved.
UCSB Terms of Use