Billionaire ‘will achieve immortality’ by transplanting his brain into a robot

GETTY/INITIATIVE2045 LIVE FOREVER: Uploading your personality to a robot will be possible by 2045, apparentlyRussian internet tycoon Dmitry Itskov, 35, is throwing millions of pounds at scientists who claim they can create a human that will never die in less than 30 years time. Computer boffs will mimic the human brain using computers that can be transferred to a variety of bodies. For those keen to appear just as they were before kicking the bucket, the 2045 Initiative plans to offer a hologram option which projects a person’s appearance. INITIATIVE 2045 SCI-FI: Engineer Hiroshi Ishiguro has already created a robot version of himself “I’m motivated by the fear of death” Dmitry Itskov Bizarre as it sounds — the scheme is more than science fiction. Experts are already busy connecting the…


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