Discussing and advocating for Whole Brain Emulation.
Episode 9: "Slicing and Imaging a Rodent Brain"
In this episode we hear a presentation by Dr. Shawn Mikula who describes slicing and imaging a whole rodent brain.
Episode 8: "A Taxonomy and Metaphysics of Mind-Uploading"
This episode features an interview with Dr. Keith Wiley, Communications Director at Carboncopies. The discussion focuses on Dr. Wiley's book "A Taxonomy and Metaphysics of Mind-Uploading" which lists terms and thought experiments helpful for those interested in mind-uploading. His book can be purchased on Amazon using at the following link: https://www.amazon.com/Taxonomy-Metaphysics-Mind-Uploading-Keith-Wiley-ebook/dp/B00NJZHGM8
Episode 7: "Kernel and Neuralink: Panel Discussion Part I"
This episode brings us back to the Carboncopies Workshop series with a Panel Discussion on for-profit ventures that have invested heavily in neurotechnology. The debate focuses on the goals of these companies and the potential contributions that they could offer to Neuroscience. This is the first in a three part discussion.
Episode 6: "Mind Uploading in Popular Culture Part I"
Episode 6 features an interview with Dr. Randal Koene by Allen Sulzen in which they discuss the idea of mind uploading in popular culture. In the interview, the two discuss the 2014 film Transcendence among other related topics.
Episode 5: "High Throughput EM and X-Ray Nano-CT"
The fifth installment of the Carboncopies Workshop series continues its presentations with Dr. Shawn Mikula speaking on his work taking serial section Electron Microscopy further than its historical applications. There is also a question and answer section where Dr. Mikula addresses inquiries from the live audience online.
Episode 4: "Optical Methods for Molecular Connectomics"
In the fourth episode of the Carboncopies Podcast series, Dr. Adam Marblestone explains optical methods for molecular connectomics. The technologies discussed expand on DNA barcoding and electron microscopy techniques. Dr. Marblestone is currently a research scientist at Google DeepMind.