upload /uhp'lohd/ /v./ 1. [techspeak] To transfer programs
or data over a digital communications link from a smaller or
peripheral `client' system to a larger or central `host' one.
A transfer in the other direction is, of course, called a
download (but see the note about ground-to-space comm under
that entry). 2. [speculatively] To move the essential patterns and
algorithms that make up one's mind from one's brain into a
computer. Those who are convinced that such patterns and
algorithms capture the complete essence of the self view this
prospect with pleasant anticipation.
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