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Digital Physics Trailer

Digital Physics Trailer

"Set in a hostel in the 1980s, 'Digital Physics' follows Khatchig, a man searching for truth in mathematics, physics, logic, and life. As he monopolizes the sole computer in the hostel to make sense of a counter-intuitive result, he has an epiphany: We may be living in a computer simulation."

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Bioinformatics and the Future of Biotechnology

Bioinformatics and the Future of Biotechnology

“Bioinformatics” is both a set of tools and a field with blurred boundaries, making it difficult to list its chief accomplishments. It is the practice of creating and/or using computational approaches to tackle biological problems.

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Open Letter on Research Priorities in Aging

Open Letter on Research Priorities in Aging

Last week, I had the honor of speaking with Cynthia Kenyon, who has been recruited by Google to direct research activities at their new venture into aging medicine, called CALICO, for California Life Co. She was kind enough to listen to my thoughts on research priorities seeking near-term breakthroughs in human life extension. Here is what I said to her, paraphrased with some added background and comments.

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The Internet of Thneeds

The Internet of Thneeds

With the proliferation of wearable technology, RFIDs, self-driving cars and the Quantified Self movement, it’s clear that The Internet of Things has moved beyond trendy, PowerPoint slide fodder and into the Real World of Things.

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