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  •  A long time, sadly. (3+ / 0-)
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    dkosdan, linkage, A Citizen

    We can copy electrical impulses- I know of no way to actually TRANSFER them at this point.

    "The future of man is not one billion of us fighting over limited resources on a soon-to-be dead planet. . .I won't go back into the cave for anyone."

    by Whimsical on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 07:50:17 AM PST

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    •  We might be able to make a copy... (0+ / 0-)

      But transfer, that implies moving from one to the other. If you make a copy, you now have two identical minds. The original isn't likely to want to be shut off!

      The wolfpack eats venison. The lone wolf eats mice.

      by A Citizen on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 05:32:10 AM PST

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      •  my point exactly. N/t. (0+ / 0-)

        "The future of man is not one billion of us fighting over limited resources on a soon-to-be dead planet. . .I won't go back into the cave for anyone."

        by Whimsical on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 06:56:07 AM PST

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