If you’re interested in mind uploading, then I have a chapter that may be of interest to you. The title is:
by Michael Graziano and Taylor W. Webb.
This chapter describes in straightforward language a theory of consciousness termed Attention Schema Theory.
The introduction reads:
“This hypothetical building project serves as a way to introduce the theory in a step-by-step manner and contrast it with other brain-based theories of consciousness. At the same time this chapter is more than a thought experiment. We suggest that the machine could actually be built and we encourage artificial intelligence experts to try.”
Graziano, M. S. A., & Webb, T. W. (2018). Understanding consciousness by building it. In D. Jacquette (Ed.), Bloomsbury Companion to Philosophy of Consciousness (pp. 187–210). Bloomsbury.