What are the challenges here, and what are the opportunities? Would this allow our consciousness to reach other galaxies on a flash drive? Check out these questions and more in this short video interview with Big Think.
I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.
SUM at the Royal Opera House
SUM has been turned into an opera at the Royal Opera House in London (Composer: Max Richter, Director: Wayne McGregor). The London Evening Standard hails the opera as "immersive, meditative and sweetly fascinating". Read about the background of the collaboration in Wired.