Category Archives: Longevity

AI and my issues with the Asilomar AI Principles

ANG – AI-Robotics continued – 23 principles for AI safety Reference to Hawking Musk endorse 23 principles for AI safety I have no reasonable doubt that AI will be sapient at some stage. I have a lot of issues with … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Evolution of Money – continued – showing my ignorance of Marx

A How did money evolve continuation comment Marx was somewhat further down the line of evolutionary development of money. A lot of people in history, including most economists, seem to have gotten very confused looking for some sort of definition … Continue reading

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How long will you live?

Peter Diamandis: We’ll Radically Extend Our Lives With New Technologies How long do you think you’ll live? In 1974 (as I completed undergrad biochemistry) I realised that from a cellular perspective, all life alive today is part of an unbroken … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s again

Why Does ApoE4 Increase Alzheimer’s Risk? Carrying 1 or 2 copies of a particular gene ApoE4 increases risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease as well as lowering the age of onset, but how does it do it? True enough, need to … Continue reading

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Plant based diet lowers risk of death

Eating more plant protein associated with lower risk of death There are thousands of studies out there. The vast majority with similar results. As the son and grandson of butchers I ignored most of them, until being sent home “palliative … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Life and LIberty

Ideapod – Back to Values – Life and Liberty The last time I was in Washington DC I walked the streets reading the inscriptions on buildings and sidewalks, and was inspired by the ideals on which America was founded. I … Continue reading

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Healthy life extension

Scenarios for the future of healthy life extension Great presentation David. The one critical aspect you didn’t raise, is on the logic of life extension (your page 43). If you think about it from a “cell’s eye” view, then all … Continue reading

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