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biohacked posted a topic in General Health and LongevityBeen thinking about this ever since I read Kurzweil’s book ‘Transcend’. Many people might already be familiar with his ideas and his theory of exponential growth and how that will affect our health and longevity. Here’s the latest interview with him where he succintly summarizes his predictions about the future of health, aging and biotechnology: [media]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpzXWGrngTw[/media] Thoughts? What do you think are the holes/blind spots in his arguments?
Ad libitum, indeed. Aubrey would eat it up? Five Years Ago You'd Be Dead Jack Coulehan Ann Intern Med. 2016;164(9):632. doi:10.7326/M16-0330 http://annals.org.sci-hub.cc/article.aspx?articleid=2518315 My doctor rides on the shoulders of magnets and molecules, perched like a Hindu prince on an elephant, secure in believing my malicious invader, fatal then, will now succumb to reason. His confidence predicting the past unnerves me. Should I be overjoyed to learn how accidental my fragile thread's endurance is? These days, he tells me, the tumor is hardly worse than a winter cold, a week of summer insomnia, or a busted sparkplug. I'd like to slip the illusion into my breast pocket and keep it close for ten years.