Response to Kurzgesagt and Marinotti
Kurzgesagt looks to the future, considering questions and concerns related to mind uploading technology. According to the video, for example, what are the three assumptions foundational to mind uploading technology? Kurzgesagt also imagines what life might be like for a digitally uploaded individual. What stood out to you about their description? What was your reaction to the video overall? Please cite specific examples.
Marinotti and Lubin argues that the TV show Upload serves as an exaggerated mirror through which we can engage in “conscious psychological exploration and social criticism” of the legal norms currently taken for granted. What are the three areas they are most concerned with in regards to how current law may may clash with mind-uploading technology? Which one did you find the most problematic? How would you go about resolving the issue?