= U =
upload /uhp'lohd/ v.
1. [techspeak] To transfer
programs or data over a digital communications link from a system near
you (especially a smaller or peripheral `client' system) to one
further away from you (especially a larger or central `host'
system). A transfer in the other direction is, of course, called a
download 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.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.