[rescue] Sun Sparcstation 20 hard disks

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Aug 25 15:31:48 CDT 2011

On 08/25/11 15:25, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net>
> " 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.
> what bothers me about that is, it's like email - only a -copy- of the
> -original-, which still dies.  the fate of me - the original - isn't
> changed just b/c the -copy- lives forever.  nor does it matter if 3rd
> parties can't tell the difference between us - i can.

Ah, the tricky and difficult question of forward continuity.  Yes, I've
pondered that one myself many, many times.

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
  alaric at caerllewys.net   alaric at metrocast.net   phil at co.ordinate.org
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