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Monday, June 17, 2013

Russian tycoon wants to move mind to machine

Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro holds a model of a Telenoid as he addresses the Global Future 2045 Congress on Saturday at Lincoln Center in New York. Some of humanity's best brains are gathering in New York to discuss how our minds can outlive our bodies. The conference is funded by a Russian billionaire with an aggressive time schedule: immortality by 2045.