Watson is being fed a steady diet of medical knowledge including recent journals. He (she/it?) is being groomed to assist medical professionals – but is likely about 2 years from a practical and safe application. But thinking 3-5 years down the road, the implications are mind-blowing.
Category Archive: Anti-aging
Jun 13 2011
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May 11 2011
The prospect of extreme longevity will change, yet again, how we think about the notion of retirement. This is “RetirementSingularity”. The idea of “The New Retirement” refers to a shift in how many of us are thinking about retirement. The old version went like this; You go to school, you get a job, you work and save money for …
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Apr 05 2011
Initially the coming explosion in medical advances will mean we will be able to cure and prevent most of the big diseases. This means more older people living longer. Still, until the medical advances are wide-ranging, the prospects of living to 110 and beyond will put a big strain on personal finances. We will need and want more money to fund emerging treatments and cures not yet covered by medical plans.
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Feb 10 2011
A new Time Magazine article focuses on Kurzweil’s take on the Singularity but also touches on other approaches and views. Has some very interesting anecdotes about Kurzweil – the person. Interesting to see discussion on the Singularity reaching mainstream media!
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Jan 21 2011
The post provides insights on the Retirement Implications of Kurzweil’s Singularity.
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Jan 09 2011
Why would we want to live beyond age 100? What about retirement at age 65? These questions are explored in this post.
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Jan 07 2011
Advances in regenerative medicine are continuing at an escalating pace that radically challenge our ideas of old age and retirement.
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