[rescue] Sun Sparcstation 20 hard disks

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Aug 25 11:29:22 CDT 2011

On 08/25/11 11:49, Lex Landa wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-08-25 at 09:13 -0400, Mouse wrote:
>> I dunno.  Unless I change in some very fundamental way (move my mind to
>> silicon instead of protein maybe, if that becomes possible in time), I
>> don't expect to want to live forever.
> I am reminded of William Gibson's 'Dixie Flatline' character, from the
> Neuromancer novel.  Remember to plug in that short-term memory.
> Maybe that will be the next phase of computer history: preservation of
> the computer history enthusiast, the computer, and all media relating to
> the history of all of the above.

I'd prefer to think in terms of upload into a Culture Mind, myself.  ;)

Though seriously, I consider it within the bounds of possibility that,
assuming we do not suffer a civilization crash, by the time my physical
body's ability to sustain me is exhausted, we will have the capability
to opt for upload into zettabyte space.

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