Category Archives: Longevity

Quora – Steps to a sustainable world

Quora – What steps need to be taken for a completely sustainable world? What do you mean by sustainable? What is being sustained? Why? Some people have tried to build a system that promotes and sustains competition, at the cost … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and life expectancy

Quora – How can AI lead to increased life expectancy? In several different ways. AI systems can help us analyse the data from complex and uncertain biochemical experiments, and allow us to see new levels and pathways of connection that … Continue reading

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Quora – Study shows aging reversed

Quora – What do you think of this new study that scientists might be able to not only slow the process of aging but actually reverse? I’ll go a step beyond Aubrey. It was clear to me in 1974, as … Continue reading

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Quora – chances of living to 120 years old

What are the statistical chances that a person alive today will live to be 120 years old? My best guess, about 0.7 (70%). And most of that comes from the likelihood of any significant number of people surviving the various … Continue reading

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Daniel Schmachtenberger video – War on sensemaking

The War on Sensemaking, Daniel Schmachtenberger Got a positive feedback from Daniel – agreeing on all points Hi Daniel, Very well done. We align on so much. A few quibbles, but I’ll mention just the last one. When you made … Continue reading

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Quora – advantages of longevity

What are the advantages and disadvantages of increasing life expectancy much beyond 80? Taking it well past 80 – ie indefinite life extension, with fully automated personal healthcare (zero cost), is the only thing I am interested in. Why so? … Continue reading

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Comment on Bret Weinstein’s 4th Frontier video

The Fourth Frontier | Bret Weinstein One of the things that surviving a terminal cancer diagnosis, then talking to other people who say that they also want to survive, has taught me is that most people would rather die than … Continue reading

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