Business Insider recently posted an article about the transhumanism movement. People who follow transhumanism hope to one day upload their brains onto computer servers and in essence live forever. They believe technology can help them overcome the physical and mental limitations of their bodies. While it has been the subject of science fiction stories such as The Lawnmower Man and Transcendence, the movement has gained a substantial number of loyal believers in recent years who are investing significant resources into their dream.
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