Personality uploads? I wish. I’ve been working as close as I can get for now:
https://data.mendeley.com/datasets/92825j2d2r/1 [it has a DOI which *should* keep it intact] Hoping to find a decent knowledge extractor. Worked with a few which helped a little but the state of the art in this area is a LONG way off from where it could be someday.
The rich/poor divide might be an issue although maker culture solves that. I dunno – I guess I just see it as inevitable. I’m sure someone will pass some law to regulate if it becomes visible.
Doctor Who’s had the Cybermen as their cautionary tale since the 60s too. The thing about those extremes is that they *do* help to warn but they’re more warnings against totalitarianism / fascism than human upgrades, although they usually give a nod to “the wrong way to do eugenics” (Nazi Germany). But there’s a right way too.
“Time Machine” is the 19th c version but using potential downside of evolution as their example.