Category Archives: Longevity

London Futurists – Industrial strategy for a sustainable world, with David Bent

London Futurists – Industrial strategy for a sustainable world, with David Bent David asks a series of questions: • What are the key questions in formulating a pro-sustainability industrial strategy? • What part can industrial strategy play in accelerating the … Continue reading

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London Futurists – Can technology abolish aging?

London Futurists – Can technology abolish aging? Will technology provide us the means to slow down and even reverse aging? If so, what are the consequences? Should we seek to avoid that outcome, or to accelerate towards it more quickly? … Continue reading

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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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