Ship of Theseus (Comic #16)
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Mad scientist to other scientist: No one seems to want to upload their mind into the computer.
Other scientist: Why's that?
Mad scientist: They're afraid of destroying their biological body after a successful mind upload. But I have a solution.
Other scientist: Oh, what's that?
Mad scientist: We give them a pill of nanobots to swallow. The nanobots over the course of a month slowly convert biological cells into computer circuitry without the person noticing. After a month there is no biology left, just machine. Same result as before, but the biological part is removed gradually rather than instantly.
[Long line of people waiting to get nanobots]
Other scientist: Hmm....
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