Category: Extreme Longevity

May 17 2013

Exploring Radical Life Extension – David Duncan – When I’m 164

Medical science, enabled by exponentially advancing technolgies, will have dramatically wider reaching capabilities over the decades to come. Because of the speed of the advances and breakthroughs, we will often be caught by surprise by what is possible.

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Mar 25 2013

Ray Kurzweil on Radical Life Extension AND Expansion

Ray Kurzweil talks about how advances in technology are leading to radical life extension

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Mar 03 2013

Five Financial Impacts of Retirement Singularity

The coming transformation of our world due to advances in technology will impact your financial life in many ways. Five big ones will be; How much you will need to retire, How your pensions may not be able to be counted on, How most investments will be impacted, How your job or business may change or disappear, and How medical related expenses take on new importance.

How much you would need to “retire”
The safety of your pensions
Stock valuations and your investments
Job / Business viability
How you save for and fund medical expenses

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Jan 25 2013

Anti-aging, Rejuvenation, Indefinite Life Extension?

Anti-aging, rejuvenation, indefinite life extension? An article from IEET reviews how, by staying reasonably healthy over the next 20 years, we will enter a new world of healthy life extension. Regenerative medicines, initially using biotechnology and then the power of nanomedicines, make this fanciful sounding promise, a realistic likelihood! “Nanomedicine will not only allow us …

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Nov 29 2012

Why You Should Be Ready to Fund Experimental Treatments

One of the 6 Steps in the R.E.C.I.P.E. formula I discuss in my Retirement Singularity: End of Retirement FREE Report (coming out very soon) is the idea that we should have money set aside to pay for new medical treatments that are not available in our country and/or covered under medical plans (assuming we have a medical plan!).
One current example of this is stem cell therapy.

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Nov 16 2012

Retirement Planning; Are You Gambling With Your Future?

CBC TV needed a financial planner to provide some comments about a story they were doing on a big lottery jackpot. What was prompting their interest was a recent survey that suggested a large percentage of Canadians were “planning” on either a lottery win or an inheritance as a component in their financial future! For those who have been following the Retirement Singularity blog, you will know that I believe conventional thinking about retirement is missing the HUGE implications that advances in technology will have on our lives.

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Nov 13 2012

Radical Life Extension, Global Economics and Your Retirement

How would radical life extension affect the world economy? Chief Science Officer of the SENS Foundation, Aubrey de Grey, explains how the economic benefits would far outweigh any economic turbulence that might arise in a post-aging world. Will you be able to afford these expenses in your retirement?

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Oct 16 2012

Frightening Facts of Retirement’s Singularity

This article really lays out the crisis of Retirement Planning. However the solution for many if not most people lies in a transformation in how they see their lives unfolding given the emerging Retirement Singularity.

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Oct 12 2012

Jason Silva on Convergence of InfoTech BioTech & NanoTech

Technology is advancing at an increasing rate. One phenomenon that fuels this is the overlapping of technologies. This convergence of technologies will accelerate change and will likely surprise us in its impacts to our daily lives in the years ahead. We live in interesting times!

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Sep 24 2012

How Technology Will Impact Your Financial Future

Because of the way we think about the future, we typically under-estimate the impact of exponential changes. Technology is advancing exponentially. Partly because the new technology is used to create the more powerful successor. How is this, and will this, show up in our financial lives?

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