Category Archive: Extreme Longevity

Mar 29 2012

Radical Life Extension and Your Retirement Plan

For most people recently – or about to – retire, one of the keys to a successful retirement plan is to understand the financial implications of radical life extension. … The damage that our faulty biological programming causes is repairable and ultimately fixable!

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Mar 13 2012

Nano-swimmers and Life Extention

One of the more fantastic seeming predictions having to do with extreme life extention involves the use of microscopic nanobots swimming around in our bloodstream monitoring our health, clearing debris and toxins and keeping us healthy from the inside out. So far this month, a number of reports show how medical technologies are actually working …

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Oct 23 2011

John Mauldin at Singularity Institute 2011

Mauldin described 7 Huge Waves of change that will hit us over the next 20 years. After many years of building, the technological advances will soon propel another economic and investment boom.

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Oct 10 2011

Seven Ways Frankenstein Relates to Singularity

The play Frankenstein is based on the classic book by Shelley which was actually written in 1818. What I found remarkable was the number of familiar themes in the telling of Frankenstein and themes in the Singularity.

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Jun 13 2011

Watson to Extend Longevity?!

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.

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May 11 2011

The NEW “New Retirement” and 5 “Need To’s”

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

Extreme Longevity: Exploring Retirement and Social Implications

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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Mar 19 2011

Making Your Money Last; The “Sequence of Return” Risk

When you are withdrawing money from a portfolio, the SEQUENCE of Investment Returns will have a strong impact on how much money you have left, and how quickly it could run out if you don’t watch it.

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Mar 03 2011

Transcendent Man: Thoughts on the New Documentary about Kurzweil

The documentary “Transcendent Man” presents the gist of most of the themes of Kurzweil’s book “The Singularity Is Near” in an entertaining way, along with some interesting commentary by supporters and detractors.

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Feb 10 2011

Kurzweil’s Singularity profiled in Time magazine article – worth reading!

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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