Is it still murder if your mind gets uploaded to the internet?

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. PosterA computer engineer turned philosopher, Jonathan Bartlett, asks, If I kill you but upload your mind into an android, did I murder you or just modify you?

Is it even possible to upload your consciousness to a computer and, if so, is it still really you?

The sci-fi TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– ) tackled this question in an episode titled “Self Control”.  Scientist Holden Radcliffe has an android assistant appropriately named Aida (Artificial Intelligence Digital Assistant). Together, they build a virtual world that people could be plugged into and uploaded into, called The Framework. More.” at Mind Matters

Also re mind uploading claims: 😉 Read this stuff before you forward cash: 😉

Claim: Yes, you can upload your brain Fine print: They might have to kill you first

Attend your own funeral! It’s easy if you upload your consciousness to the cloud, says futurist. Ummm…


Can we cheat death by uploading ourselves as virtual AI entities?