Tag Archives: Longevity

7 years since being “terminal”, 5 years since 2% survival!

A Special day today – 7 years since being given a 2% chance of living 2 years, 5 years since passing that 2% mark. In the world of cancer, 5 years survival is considered cured (even if you are full … Continue reading

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Eric’s facebook questions about “purpose”

A Facebook response to Eric’s question – What is the purpose of your time if you’re trapped in the middle of the ocean on a sinking ship? If purpose is not an active choice then it normally falls back to … Continue reading

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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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ANG – AI Robotics continued

ANG AI Robotics continued Hi Deb, I don’t see technology as the problem – I see that the way we use markets as the prime measure of value as the major problem. Technology is neutral in a very real sense, … 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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David Brin on Post human AI

Preparing for our posthuman future of artificial intelligence By David Brin “Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.” – George Orwell What will … Continue reading

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