The DNA consists of two complementary strands. When one breaks, then repairing the other one is easy— the complementary strand is used as a guide. But when double-stranded breaks occur, proper repair is a complex problem.
The brain is the engine of reason and the seat of the soul. It is the substrate in which our minds reside. The problem is that this substrate is prone to decay.
Two great ideas—truth and justice. A lifetime of study wouldn’t suffice to properly discuss these two ideas, but I wanted to offer something.
No part of our highly technological economy today is free of being rethought by applying automation in the form of robots.
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David Pearce’s main focus is Super Well-being (or Superhappiness).
Julian Assange’s 2014 book When Google Met WikiLeaks consists of essays authored by Assange and, more significantly, the transcript of a discussion between Assange and Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen.
Last year, they figured out how to insert and delete genes. This year there are methods for repressing and perhaps promoting genes (epigenetically, without modifying the genome) using CRISPR-derived technology.
One must pick and choose, so that one doesn’t waste their precious time on triviality. Life is short. But according to what criteria do we pick and choose?
A cautionary tale about a future world where everything “untrue” is made illegal and individuality ceases to exist. Do you value peace and safety over freedom and individuality? You might end up in the world of “Us”.
Are all these students wasting their time? Let’s see.
As the old social bonds unravel, how can we balance free expression against security?
In June 2014 African heads of state and government adopted a 10-year Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024). The strategy is part of the long-term Agenda 2063 which outlines the need to “consolidate African initiatives and strategies on accelerated human capital development, science and technology and innovation.”
Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing A new age of long term health and longevity
The speakers will give you the very latest updates on cryonics research, ways to improve your chances for rejuvenation and survival, and new ideas in transhumanism.
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Accelerating exponential technologies are fundamental game changers for human civilisation. Old institutions will crumble and business empires will melt away in a fortnight due to disrupting technological advances. A number of industries are set for disruption. At the same time, the opportunities are massive for the entrepreneur and innovator who can spot and leverage these trends before anyone else.