"Immortality" through mind transfer to computing substrate

Wild Card's progress: fully-fledged

This Wild Card came from: 
Business groups/individuals

The source of this Wild Card: 
2045 Initiative - Avatar Project

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050

Wild Card's description 
Advances in neuroscience and computer technology may enable the emulation of whole individual human brains on a computer (or future equivalent). Curent research like the FET-Flagshio "Human Brain" project indicate a potential direction and inspiration for such ambitions.