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Startup wants to upload your brain to the cloud, but has to kill you to do it

The Guardian / Technology 21 sources

Nectome offers to preserve grey matter through ‘vitrifixation’ process tested on rabbits – but doesn’t have a method for uploading brains yet

Billionaire signs up to be killed, have brain digitally preserved

New York Post

A Silicon Valley billionaire is paying the ultimate price for immortality: death. Well, that, and a spare ten grand. Entrepreneur Sam Altman is one of 25 people who has splashed the cash to join a waiting list at Nectome – a startup that…

Billionaire pays $13k to have the contents of his brain digitally uploaded

NZ Herald / Technology

A Silicone Valley tech-billionaire is paying US$10,000 ($13,644) to be killed so his brain can be preserved forever.Entrepreneur Sam Altman is one of 25 people on a waiting list at Nectome, a startup company that says they can upload...

Tech billionaire pays $10K to die and have his brain uploaded online

Daily Mail Online

Entrepreneur Sam Altman is one of 25 people on a waiting list at Nectome, a startup company that alleges to upload a person's brain into a computer so they can live forever.

New startup wants to preserve your brain — but there’s one catch: the process will kill you

Canada.com / News

The team has already managed to fully preserve a rabbit and pig brain. Now Nectome hopes to use the same technique on humans

New Brain Preservation Technique Could Be a Path to Mind Uploading

Gizmodo

An electron micrograph of the white matter region in an ASC-preserved region of a pig's brain. Photo: Brain Preservation Foundation. Using a technique developed three years ago, researchers from MIT and 21st Century Medicine have shown…

Start-up offering to preserve & upload your brain, but there's a catch

USA TODAY / Technology

Start-up offers brain preservation. Veuer's Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

Human immortality CLOSER: Now you can pay to have your brain uploaded and 'live FOREVER'

Daily Star

HUMAN immortality may actually be possible with people paying to have their brains uploaded to a computer – allowing them to live forever.

A startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is “100 percent fatal”

Nectome will preserve your brain, but you have to be euthanized first.

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