Listen to a “virtual person”

On its website, Eternime claims that more than 44,000 people have already signed up to partake in its “big hairy audacious goal” – turning the “memories, ideas, creations and stories of billions of people” into intelligent avatars that look like them and live on indefinitely. Nectome, a research company specialising in memory preservation, hopes its high-tech brain-embalming process will some day allow our minds to be reanimated as a computerised simulation. For full story click here.