David Chalmers, Symbolic Systems Program 2017 Distinguished Speaker: "The Virtual and the Real: Philosophical Issues About Virtual Reality" - https://events.stanford.edu/events/698/69825/ -
Re CONSCIOUSNESS and the Stanford "The Virtual and the Real" talk, which I blogged about on Tue, May 30, 2017 -
David Chalmers' TED talk herein - http://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2017/05/wandering-albatross-talk-on-virtual-and.html - Chalmers points to a breakthrough in understanding the hard problem of consciousness by Giulio Tononi and re Integrated information theory ...
Integrated information theoryhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_information_theory
A "Complex" Theory of Consciousnesshttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-theory-of-consciousness/
How valid is Giulio Tononi's mathematical formula for consciousness?https://www.quora.com/How-valid-is-Giulio-Tononis-mathematical-formula-for-consciousness
... and re
Low power, non-invasive tech to stimulate specific locations in the brain. Massive implications in brain science, VR/AR. @eboyden3 @medialab https://t.co/FADlfEAEeT— Scott W. Greenwald (@scottgwald) June 2, 2017
(both of which I re-tweeted here - https://twitter.com/WorldUnivAndSch - on June 2, 2017).
How to model this best in a 3D virtual world with avatars at the atomic and neuronal levels with species - and for students' help with ethno-wiki-virtual-world-graphy as well?