Biohacking Guide Part 1 – Habits

Introduction: Biohacking is a broad term that encompasses a wide range of strategies to improve your physical health, mental acuity and longevity. These guides are a walk-through to better living using science and technology combined with positive habit-building.

Level 1 guides are written for people who have a mostly sedentary lifestyle, such as those who work/play in front of a screen for many hours at a time during a day. It assumes you have no health habits in place and are basically starting at 0 XP.

I may reference specific apps, supplements or hardware in this series. These are examples from my own personal experience and not paid endorsements.

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What do you think about transferring our consciousness to machines?

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Human consciousness isn’t something that will be “transferred” into a binary host anytime soon. Even if we have a complete digital snapshot of the brain, down to the smallest measurable detail of every atom, that image would still need to be emulated in some computer system. That emulation would require us to have a complete understanding of not only consciousness in general (including the subconscious), but the specific variants of each individual source brain. Even with the correct emulation environment, we still only have a copy that is divergent from the original a fraction of a second after the scan.

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