Billionaire Sam Altman and 25 Others Just Paid $10,000 For Company “Nectome” To Upload Their Brain Consciousness For Immortality
Two news articles describing the process:
A Silicon Valley billionaire is paying the ultimate price for immortality: death.
Well, that, and a spare 10 grand.
Entrepreneur Sam Altman is one of 25 people who have splashed the cash to join a waiting list at Nectome – a startup that promises to upload your brain into a computer to grant you eternal life.
There’s just one (huge) catch: It has to kill you first.
The process, as described in the MIT Technology Review, involves embalming your brain for it to potentially be simulated later in a computer.
The living customer would be hooked up to a machine and then pumped full of Nectome’s custom embalming chemicals.
The method is “100 percent fatal,” claims the company.
The company’s website:
They say it might be a P.R. stunt, but in this day and age…
h/t Panda Bears