499,672 views | Michael S.A. Graziano • TED-Ed
How close are we to uploading our minds?
Imagine a future where nobody dies— instead, our minds are uploaded to a digital world. There they could live on in a realistic, simulated environment with avatar bodies, calling in and contributing to the biological world. Mind-uploading has powerful appeal— but what would it actually take to scan a person's brain and upload their mind? Michael S. A. Graziano explores the challenges. [Directed by Lobster Studio, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Fabrizio Martini].