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
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Mar 03 2011
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
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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Feb 03 2011
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Jan 21 2011
The post provides insights on the Retirement Implications of Kurzweil’s Singularity.
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Jan 15 2011
The merging of technology and humans will create some major interpersonal disruptions that will effect all levels of society.
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Jan 11 2011
In a world of radically extended life expectancies, the risk of running out of money in your lifetime increase dramatically. Time to think ahead!
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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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