Consciousness trapped in a mortal machine made of meat?
We all know how that feels.
German educational design studio Kurzgesagt explores the possibility of eternal life in a disembodied digital utopia.
A short by Emily Downe based on an interview with a professor in artificial intelligence that explores the notion that the human brain tends to anthropomorphise even the most rudimentary forms, and how – in the modern age – we might end up doing exactly the same thing to machines. To wit:
What does it mean to be conscious in a world that is becoming increasingly artificially intelligent? Can machines really see?