Category: Anti-aging

Jun 09 2015

The Future of Business – Book Launch Notes

 I am excited to be part of a collaborative book called The Future of Business; Critical Insights on a Rapidly Changing World by 60 Futurists”. This is a unique book that contains the considered insights of 60 futurists from around the world. A futurist is someone who has chosen to elucidate some aspect of our …

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Feb 15 2015

There’s Gold In Them-Thar Nanotubes! – Medical Advances Now Tied to Technological Acceleration

An extraordinary wave of new interventions, treatments, medical tools and new and more precise medical knowledge is upon us. They will propel the progression of better and faster diagnosis, treatments cures and prevention,

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Nov 25 2014

Should We Plan on Living Beyond Age 100? “Longevity Risk” and Retirement Revisited

A key theme I write about in is the idea that we are, I believe, not too far away from being able to extend human healthy life spans well beyond age 120. In my mind, an important unknown is when this will become an accessible and practical reality. My best guess is that the science that will enable this will start showing up in about 15 – 20 years. Since this is not that far away, and likely within your life expectancy, don’t you think it should be something you pay attention to?

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Nov 02 2014

The Coming Age of Unprecedented Healthy Life Extension and Why You Should Be Cheering It On!

Maybe not! Consider that retirement planning is about the future – your future. And given the acceleration of change in our world, consider that your future will be dramatically different than your past.

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Jun 27 2014

Financing A Long-Lived Future – Zoomer Article

cast your mind into the future when advances in science, nutrition and health care begin to take hold and extend our lifespans. It will be a time when age 80 won’t mean falling prey to the typical decline of mind and body that we normally associate with old age. Instead, he suggests we’ll be healthy, energetic and willing and able to keep learning – and keep working.

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May 22 2014

The End of Retirement as We Know It – Executive Summary

Essentially in every crucial area that retirement planning makes assumptions, dramatic changes are coming. I believe that how we think about and plan our retirement is about to be completely undone.

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May 04 2014

Fireside Chat with Zoltan Istvan – Author of “The Transhumanist Wager”

“It’s the idea that if everyone would just, in a one-time event, dedicate one percent of their net worth to life-extension science, that would be something like a trillion dollars- we would almost certainly be able to, in say ten to fifteen years’ time, conquer most diseases and probably eliminate human death itself.” Zoltan Istvan

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Dec 08 2013

Towards Real Progress in Healthy Life Extension – Update On Google’s Calico and the Importance of Mouse Rejuvenation

Will proof of concept of anti-aging therapies in mammals be enough to turn the tide in public ambivalence? Personally, while convincing proof of concept will help, the reluctance of a large part of society to see healthy life extension as desirable will likely take much more. A large amount of grass-roots discussion, debate and communication at all levels of society, led by those who have thought it through will be needed.

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Oct 26 2013

Life Extension Super-Booster? Google Searches to Extend Your Expiry Date

As big money starts to get behind life extension research, we may be witnessing the dawn of a moon-shot like anti-aging rush. Google is now the 3rd largest corporation in the U.S. When it announces a new venture, it’s likely other big players will take note…and so should we.

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Oct 14 2013

Anti-aging and Rejuvenation Research Is a Surprising Key to Averting Global Financial Crisis

The idea that by helping people live healthier and longer lives we can also greatly help the global economy is, I find, very intriguing. This is the thesis of Alex Zhavoronkov’s book “The Ageless Generation: How Advances in Biomedicine Will Transform the Global Economy”.

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