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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 – Climate Change

Quora – Why isn’t climate change causing changes in behaviour The simple answer is, because reality is complex beyond our ability to comprehend in detail, and we look for simple answers we can manage. That applies to everyone, every level, … Continue reading

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Quora – sunshade to solve climate change

Response to Steve Baker’s answer to Sunshade answer to Global climate change This is true if you make the assumption it is launched from Earth. If all you launch from earth is a package capable of soft landing a set … Continue reading

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Talk to Zero Carbon Select Committee

16 Aug 2019 – 14:40 – just got home from a trip to Christchurch and back – to talk to the select committee considering the Zero Carbon Bill – a response to climate change concerns It was weird. Driving down, … Continue reading

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Quora – ethical consequences of immortality

Quora – What are the ethical consequences of immortality? Don’t agree with either of the other answers. It very much depends on what you mean by ethical? For me, my chosen highest values are individual life and individual liberty, and … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and work

Will artificial intelligence ever replace the need for humans to work? In what sense? Humans need to work in the sense of doing something meaningful with some significant fraction of their time. Work in the sense of having to do … Continue reading

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