Can You Upload Your Mind & Live Forever? feat. Cyberpunk 2077

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The desire to be free from the limits of the human experience is as old as our first stories. We exist in an endless universe, only bound by the laws of physics and yet, our consciousness is trapped in mortal machines made of meat. With the breathtaking explosion of innovation and progress, for the first time the concept of leaving our flesh piles behind and uploading our minds into a digital utopia seems possible. Even like the logical next step on our evolutionary ladder.
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  • Wow what a journey. Over a year ago CD Projekt Red got in touch and asked us if we would like to make a video about some of the scientific or philosophical aspects of Cyberpunk 2077. Just like most of the internet we were super excited and eager for this game to come out finally. The Witcher series is one of the most entertaining series we played ourselves and Cyberpunk seemed like it could genuinely top even that. So it was a super easy yes from us and we went on to make the video, putting in a lot of love and care to do this collaboration justice. And of course, as the release date got pushed back, our video release date did too. So we have been keeping this video a secret for quite some time, hopefully you like it. When this video comes out a good chunk of the Kurzgesagt team will either download or already be playing the game. If you want to get it too and support CD Projekt Red directly get the game here:

    Kurzgesagt – In a NutshellKurzgesagt – In a NutshellPrije mjesec
    • I think instead of copying your brain you can tell all your past experience that you have remembered from the young age to the robot to convert all your memories into codings to create artificial intelligence

      My name is DoraemonMy name is DoraemonPrije 8 dana
    • @Aleksandar Puharic people should know by now not to expect the world of games they preorder. Life is a lot less disappointing this way.

      TheFachenTheFachenPrije 10 dana
    • @TheFachen The thing is it was so overhyped. "Next-gen" open world game.

      Aleksandar PuharicAleksandar PuharicPrije 10 dana
    • @Aleksandar Puharic if you didnt need it to be something, it is fine. If you needed it to be witcher 4 in the future youll be bummed out. And if you hate bugs it is skyrim ptsd simulator

      TheFachenTheFachenPrije 10 dana
    • So... How was disappointment when the game finally came out?

      Aleksandar PuharicAleksandar PuharicPrije 10 dana
  • Being imortal is a problem. Sometimes u're gonna need a break. U're soul loves to feel emotions, But it needs to rest...oh and I'm a 13 year-old idk what I'm talking about Dl

    Slime BoiSlime BoiPrije 4 sati
  • 9:11 So it's basically digital Tsukuyomi.

    Soham ChitnisSoham ChitnisPrije 10 sati
  • No matter which way is used the real question is... If you can replicate your mind how would an outside observer tell if its you or just an empty copy of how you think and act with no real consciousness?

    Justin DoughertyJustin DoughertyPrije 11 sati
  • To live forever you must accept Jesus Christ as your savior. One cannot save themself.

    USA CitizenUSA CitizenPrije 12 sati
  • Do more ant videos I miss them

    Timothy LohTimothy LohPrije 13 sati
  • why not just keep the brain 'alive' suspended in fluid but remove the body, and somehow reach the brain to see through the tv

    Josh RennigJosh RennigPrije 15 sati
    • Good point. Not only would that probably be simpler, but it also the avoids a philosophical problem; is the scanned brain and the actual brain the same? Are we just creating a copy that is separate from the original or not? Somehow keep the brain alive without the body and there is no such problem. The body and the fluid (or machine) should be fundamentally the same if they both keep it alive and well.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • THIS WAS A WAY FASCINATING VIDEO.....but if we weren't made for come those "meats".....that accept God goto ETERNAL LIFE....AND THOSE "meats" THAT DON'T GOTO ETERNAL DEATH AND SUFFERING ??????

    Kezza ChaddaKezza ChaddaPrije 18 sati
  • 0:01 pause

    Smurf_ FlingerSmurf_ FlingerPrije 19 sati
  • imagine scientist minds being simulated, and them helping humanity beyond the grave

    MysviousMysviousPrije 21 sat
  • Resume: ¿can you upload your mind? Yes'snt, well non't I dont know :D xd

    VelentinoVelentinoPrije 21 sat
  • "I don't know" - Kurzgesagt

    Nick MalonNick MalonPrije 22 sati
  • Cyberbug

    A-AronA-AronPrije dan
  • Shame that the game laid such a huge fart...

    Carbon-14Carbon-14Prije dan

    Diego MartinezDiego MartinezPrije dan
  • a spark and then nothing

  • pls do a video about DMT and death experiance

    MegaMegaPrije dan
    • I would like to see one on NDE's, yeah. Maybe not dmt because that seems a bit pointless.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • Equation to coinciousness

    yukta jabinyukta jabinPrije dan
  • daaaaamn

    Celeritate7Celeritate7Prije dan
  • just dumb you're not the mind you're the soul who's using the mind.

    Kevin SKevin SPrije dan
    • @Jack Johnson i mean the awareness not the soul. Sorry i'm not that good in english. What i mean is, the brain is useless without the awareness and you are the awareness and not the brain.

      Kevin SKevin SPrije 6 sati
    • @Kevin S You realize you can have all of that without an abstract concept like the "soul", right? The brain does everything you described, all the time.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 6 sati
    • @Jack Johnson what a relief to realize that the "voice in my head" is not me at all. Who am I then? The one who recognizes this. The awareness that precedes thinking, the space in which the thinking or the emotion or sensory perception occurs.

      Kevin SKevin SPrije 7 sati
    • Never heard that before. Besides you are operating on the assumption that the "soul" already exists and is proven to exist.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • epic

    Ben SchönhardtBen SchönhardtPrije dan
  • Seeing Keanu Reeves turn into a bird cursed me.

    Colton TateColton TatePrije dan
  • check out soma if you like this thought experiment i just love the thoughts i had playing this game

    MaX StMaX StPrije dan
  • I don't understand some peoples obsession with immortality. I'm terrified of the fact that I could live for 100 years, let alone FOREVER. I don't want to be here longer than 100 years, because after that, everyone and everything I've ever known is dead and long gone. Immortality is fucking terrifying to me. I don't want to be here for a long time, I wanna be here for a good time. Having a constant existence, even virtually, is horrifying. It would mean I would have to live inside my mind for the rest of time. I don't want to live with my depression, anxiety and C-PTSD forever. It's awful NOW, and I only turn 20 tomorrow! An unlimited number of years? NO THANKS!

    Senpai CoffeeSenpai CoffeePrije dan
    • Here is the thing though: Why would you be the only one to have immortality? Surely if it reaches you it should also reasonably reach the people you do know...

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • For those cyberfunk at the same time anime fan here. THERE'S an Anime that has great representation of this foreseen reality. Title: AKUDAMA DRIVE

    Marlou MarcaidaMarlou MarcaidaPrije dan
  • Gawwwwwddddd LEVEL EDITS AND WORK ❤️❤️❤️❤️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

    Loser FailedLoser FailedPrije dan

    B5-Felia,John Spencer MB5-Felia,John Spencer MPrije dan
  • can we transfer our brain to another's body after dying

    Shivam BhatiShivam BhatiPrije dan
  • I had an idea while watching this about merging the digital you and the original you into something greater: When you split the hemispheres of the brain the person's body acts like there are two minds controlling it and sometimes making different decisions. So why don't we add a digital neocortex on top of the existing one and put your digital copy in there. Now bio you and digital you can interface on such a level that it's hard to say that they are two different people. It could be like the two hemispheres of the brain, they sometimes make different decisions and they each control different things but when put together they make the whole _you_ . Digital you could control all augmentations and digital things while bio you would control all things biological and physical. And because this is a perfect copy of you and you're personality and memories you would make all the same decisions so there wouldn't be fighting in the brain unless the connection between OG neocortex and digital neocortex is cut like the two hemispheres of the brain. Over time as the digital neocortex evolves and grows the bio neocortex might just end up like the other parts of the lower brain like the limbic system. They would be a part of you that you don't think about put you can't just remove it because they still make up the whole _you_ . This is just a rudimentary idea and I would like to hear other's thoughts on this.

    Marshmellow MoonMarshmellow MoonPrije dan
  • Sup love ur vids

    Travis BagbyTravis BagbyPrije dan
  • Hebrew pleasessss

    elhanan bitonelhanan bitonPrije dan
  • I'm going to be a beggar till now, my future digital version will be the disciplined one.

    andres hernandezandres hernandezPrije dan
  • Scan the brain and reverse engineer it done.

    Kelpy GKelpy GPrije dan
    • As the video shows, it might not be as simple as that.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • Basicaly, The end scene of an underrated movie known as chappie

    Magenta GamerMagenta GamerPrije 2 dana
  • No-one live forever in the world

    Tanvir Ahmed ChowdhuryTanvir Ahmed ChowdhuryPrije 2 dana
    • Not yet, but in the future some people in the world might live forever (or at least a really long time). Besides if certain animals can do it, what is stopping us?

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • Nobody will ever be able to confirm if it actually works or is just a copy...

    FrontigenicsFrontigenicsPrije 2 dana
  • Make vedio on Short term memory loss.

    Muhammad Umar NomanMuhammad Umar NomanPrije 2 dana
  • Bruh I wanna live forever in my body I don’t wan to upload my brain Hell Na

    TheBestMOCTheBestMOCPrije 2 dana
  • Don’t watch this on LSD. You will lose your mind 😮

    Sam DubsSam DubsPrije 2 dana
  • Upload nearly complete............... "DEAD BODY REPORTED!!"

    Kim Jong-unKim Jong-unPrije 2 dana
  • omg the animation is actually some NEXT LEVEL kind

    drakar chaserdrakar chaserPrije 2 dana
  • Can you make a video on how large can a PR budget for a game be? Jk great video and topic.

    AbsurdistAbsurdistPrije 2 dana
  • The first step for this is full dive vr

    jasper LOLjasper LOLPrije 2 dana
  • Lol I thought about this years ago, the only problem is how to bring your emotion with you.

    jasper LOLjasper LOLPrije 2 dana
    • @jasper LOL That is kind of different though. I could be dead while the replica of my brain is convincing itself of being me. If you clone yourself and then die, are you now "in" the clone of yourself or did you just die permanently and the clone is copying your personality and shit?

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 11 sati
    • @Jack Johnson to know that you are you all you need to do is remember you have organs, flesh, and blood

      jasper LOLjasper LOLPrije 12 sati
    • I would say the actual problem is how do we know you are you? As in what if the copy is just a perfect replica of you, but not actually YOU? The copy might be exactly like you and have the same memories as you, but you might not be the one actually experiencing everything. As for emotion, if the brain is perfectly intact during the process then there is no reason to believe you can't feel emotions.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • *no* Video is over

    NN manNN manPrije 2 dana
  • Isn't it pretty weird that the brain is learning about itself?

    Soma BiswasSoma BiswasPrije 2 dana
  • this video is just too good to be on youtube

    DJ GnomeDJ GnomePrije 2 dana
  • the most terrifying prospect of this in my opinion comes from the idea of coexistance with yourself. not the concept of living with your mind, but the fact that presumably in the process of transfer there is a 50/50 chance that you will actually be uploaded and instead you just wake up with a digital copy of yourself. that uttery terrifies me to think about because it means that there is a me that will live forever, but i won't. there will be a me that experiences everything there is to experience, but i won't. i don't think i'd be able to live with that. and even if the body doesn't wake up and gets stored somewhere or just dies and gets thrown away then that would arguably be worse because that means that you tried to upload yourself and you failed. you didn't make it, something else did. that would be awful. tl;dr if i get uploaded, i want to be the mind not the body.

    IAmSeamonkeyIAmSeamonkeyPrije 2 dana
    • That is exactly how I feel about it too. If you make a perfect replica of me, there is no way of knowing if I, the mind that is writing this right now will actually be experiencing the things the replica does. If it is a surgery the original person might be long dead while the perfect replica is talking to the doctors letting them know how it feels and shit. I keep adding more and more shit, but what if sleeping is death? You close your eyes and you are gone forever, while the brain switches to a new perfect replica of you that thinks it just woke up from a good night's sleep. I swear I am not on acid or something.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • i love how the ape in the intro is holding a different thing in every video

    IAmSeamonkeyIAmSeamonkeyPrije 2 dana
  • so what I'm hearing is Immersive VR

    Kadexian WarriorKadexian WarriorPrije 2 dana
  • *Cyberpunk 2077 music starts*

    JupiterJupiterPrije 2 dana
  • Theres a major flaw with the up loaded consciousness theory ... Because it wouldn't be you ... It would only be a Copy of you ! : (

    Matthew NelsonMatthew NelsonPrije 2 dana
  • El juego es arrechisimo no importa que no lo pueda correr en mi pc (bien)

    Jose Gregorio HerreraJose Gregorio HerreraPrije 2 dana
  • Who is here because of "upload" serie?

    Alii IskAlii IskPrije 2 dana
  • Next time someone asks you why you would need a petabyte of data, show them this video!

    Connor JacobsenConnor JacobsenPrije 2 dana
  • Nawh I wanna die eventually. 🥰

    Amelia R.Amelia R.Prije 2 dana
    • Implying that you can't do that eventually even as a digital brain...

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • I think the problem is that even when mind upload will be a thing,the copy of your brain will just be a copy of you but your consciousness will still stay in your physical body so you will not be immortal,there will be another you that is. The real you will still die and your mind will cease to exist. But for a person who is looking for the side it will look like the digital brain of you is really 'you' when really they just killed you by cutting your brain into pieces.

    oriya yoggevoriya yoggevPrije 2 dana
  • 1:01 Keanu Duck

    Kehan LiKehan LiPrije 3 dana
  • It is possible its just there not ready to share it with the world

    Rainbow alex GamingRainbow alex GamingPrije 3 dana
  • Good video, bad game

    Series2030Series2030Prije 3 dana
  • The Game fails. But this video is masterpiece.

    하늘누리하늘누리Prije 3 dana
  • This topic was in the SOMA first.

    Bak sen şu işeBak sen şu işePrije 3 dana
  • 1:00 Keanu is a birb now

  • 12:00 oh its like Among Us!

    C_o_d_e_r _C_o_d_e_r _Prije 3 dana
  • Requested Topic: Is it possible to use the brain as a computer, to run games and applications and stuff like that ?

    Noah SarcevicNoah SarcevicPrije 3 dana
    • Probably not because the brain, unlike a computer, is specifically "made" for certain things. It is like a computer you can turn on, but can't use because it is doing its own thing.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
    • Wait if it can what are you gonna do i have negative thought

      Danang SaputraDanang SaputraPrije 3 dana
  • Dora The Internet Explora

    ASFR&FlagCommunityASFR&FlagCommunityPrije 3 dana
  • Wow,it is very true,guys i love you.

    danilo ordanzadanilo ordanzaPrije 3 dana
  • Cyberpunk release war so schlecht dass die jede werbung brauchen 🤭🤭

    M DM DPrije 3 dana
  • I am Legion Bobiverse. Great audiobook that takes off in this direction with human brains being Replicated in software. They talk about virtual reality life, spending decades researching and eventually building ultra realistic humanoid forms to download themselves back into.

    Jon ChanJon ChanPrije 3 dana
  • can you do a vid if magic is real

    Samuel MooreSamuel MoorePrije 3 dana
  • Me whenever I watch Kurzgesagt:I like your funny words magic man

    WindperfireWindperfirePrije 3 dana
  • Copying a full brain, or even a little part of it is very hard and resource consuming, but what if we could copy the DNA of an organism, maybe change it in some way and make it develop in a simulation, into something more complex? P.S. Apologies in case this was already commented by someone. P.S. 2 For some reason when I write comments they copy, so don't be mad if you see it twice.

    PiratecatPiratecatPrije 3 dana
    • That would be interesting lol Also, I have that same problem, it keeps doubling my comments.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 12 sati
  • 0:18 "With the *breathtaking* explosion of innovation and progress..."

    Candied ThroneCandied ThronePrije 3 dana
  • i would say mind is the map of our data

    Fawaz MuktharFawaz MuktharPrije 3 dana
  • This idea is awesome

    TheEmperorTheEmperorPrije 3 dana
  • Bruhify

    I am super duperI am super duperPrije 3 dana
  • The possibilities are limitless, unfortunately it will only be a replica and still a limit will be visible unlike the natural.

    Franz AlverioFranz AlverioPrije 3 dana
  • this could be another explanation for Femi paradox: we don't see aliens in this vast cosmos because they have advanced to a point where they transcends their physical forms and merges their minds with the universe.

    Acffdd 123Acffdd 123Prije 4 dana
  • Simple, we just needs Alt Cunningham and Arasaka corp :P

    ImHikaruCatImHikaruCatPrije 4 dana
  • nice reference 7:80

    WHO CARESWHO CARESPrije 4 dana
  • I thought I’m the only one though we can copy our mind by completely clone our brain. So glad I’m no alone.

    larry lailarry laiPrije 4 dana
  • Funny thing is: We will live forever after death and we will do whatever we want. If we DESERVE IT. We don't even need to push the technology to make it possible. Then shall anyone who has done an atom´s weight of good, see it! And anyone who has done an atom´s weight of evil, shall see it. Al-Zilzal 7-8

    Kai HiwatariKai HiwatariPrije 4 dana
    • That is not true. When we die we cease to exist, with a useless brain that can't power a mind. None of the thousands of afterlifes we humans have imagined exist.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 11 sati
  • Perhaps the videogame industry will help to have the answer in the future

    Diego S. MedellinDiego S. MedellinPrije 4 dana
  • No matter what we do, it doesnt guarantee inner subjective conscious experience, and thats impossible because physicalism is just an assumption far from truth. We know that consciousness cannot be limited to physiological mind, because in that way it will lead to paradox, Here's how? 1. If consciousness is simply the product of epiphenomenal events of physiological brain, then our consciousness is just an illusion. 2. We know that all the intuition we have including our 5 sense is due to our consciousness. 3. Since the consciousness itself is illusion. 4. All the material-reality that we perceive through our inner subjective consciousness is also an illusion. 5. Threfore material reality does not exist. 6. But we just discussed in point no. 1 that consciousness itself solely the product of epiphenomenal events in the physiological brain (i.e. material brain) . This is the paradox. Therefore consciousness must have an immaterial existance. Since consciousness is immaterial existent, we can never achieve Transhumanism (uploading our mind in the computer). Let me know your thoughts.

    Sauban SadaSauban SadaPrije 4 dana
    • 1. I would say the brain is kind of an illusion, yeah. In the same way life is technically an illusion since it is just an emergent property of quadrillions of non-living atoms that make up our cells, organs, blood, and other things that work with each other. 3/4. I disagree with that one. It is just our perception of the material-reality that is an illusion, not the material-reality itself. It is kind of a reach to go from conciousness being an illusion to reality itself being an illusion. 5. No, why would the material reality cease to exist just because our perception of it is wholly dependent on the brain? 6. In my opinion, from what I just wrote it doesn't turn out to be a paradox after all. Again following what I wrote, I don't think the consciousness must have an immaterial existence if we live in a material universe. I really like your comment though. Comment sections should be more like this and less "trump this biden that, blablablablablablabla".

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 11 sati
    • You make a very interesting point. First time hearing this. 🔥🤔🔥

      KingOfTheAudioJungleKingOfTheAudioJunglePrije 3 dana
  • The homely mandolin immediately scream because shadow recurrently squeak between a painful trout. impartial, thin form

    vsceglio 1013vsceglio 1013Prije 4 dana
  • Even if you succeed, what you actually do is a copy of your history and psychological profile that is sentient, but that won't still and ever be you anyway, just a "psyche" copy, however if you make it, I suppose it would run on a quantum computer. The quantic theories about our consciousness and our brain are intriguing, maybe there is more than just neurons or hormones to consider. That's what I think at least.

    John EccherJohn EccherPrije 4 dana
  • Daniel Dennett spotted at 2:49

    La mamma di JumboLa mamma di JumboPrije 4 dana
  • Making a copy isn’t an upload, I would still die

    ilikeceral3ilikeceral3Prije 4 dana
    • ​@Apple TV True. But it is just a technicallity. It is not what we want though, which is an upload of our mind as opposed to a copy.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 11 sati
    • when you upload a file, you copy it and put it somewhere else. its still an upload

      Apple TVApple TVPrije 3 dana
  • You guys are way too good at what you do. The way of telling the idea, proccessing the idea, artworks etc.

    忍d u s k忍d u s kPrije 4 dana
  • why this video is not buggy

    ElectroBrocoli FelixElectroBrocoli FelixPrije 4 dana
  • Screw uploading to a network and living forever. It's a cybernetic body and a blaze of glory for me!

    InDominusInDominusPrije 4 dana
    • Hell yeah.

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 11 sati
  • Thats right dont be afraid of loosing your body it does not matter. Come join the Wired

    XenonXenonPrije 4 dana
  • 9:55 dope. Or as they said in Phantom Menace, "now there are two of them? This is getting out of hand!"

    Josh ChiavettaJosh ChiavettaPrije 4 dana
  • 9:27 what if you can't handle having a stream-of-consciousness that long? So a simulated mind goes through loops of birth, life, death, and rebirth- so it only has to process the information of a single lifetime each time?

    Josh ChiavettaJosh ChiavettaPrije 4 dana
  • Imagine your mind being uploaded to the actual Cyberpunk 2077 game. You could actually feel those bugs

    Jorge Juan GonzálezJorge Juan GonzálezPrije 4 dana
  • Its an unhuman life

    Matthias SchageMatthias SchagePrije 4 dana
  • The brain doesn't know about itself

    9vniner99vniner9Prije 4 dana
  • Bad

    Mason HunterMason HunterPrije 4 dana
  • If uploading our minds is possible, will humans still seek, fight, obsess over religions, power struggles etc ? Wouldn't that be a stage where we transcend multiple areas of limited human understanding ? Since we become digital, most of our negative and positive human tendencies tend to decrease, won't they ?

    WinxSi0WinxSi0Prije 4 dana
  • So our brain is not smart enough to understand how itself works.

    Little PotatooLittle PotatooPrije 4 dana
    • Yeah

      Jack JohnsonJack JohnsonPrije 11 sati