Wanna win $5M dollars and save the world?

Ed Park, MD dr ed park, economics, News, overpopulation 1 Comment

All forms of human inequality and cruelty are emergent properties of the systems we create. Parents view children as wealth. Social groups view themselves in competition. Nations fight to preserve industry, borders, and populations. And people work to acquire privileged positions with regard to information, wealth, and influence.

Why AI and “respectable men” will never cure aging

Ed Park, MD aging, artificial intellgence, News, stem cell theory of aging, Telomerase activation 2 Comments

Today, it was announced that the MD Anderson Cancer Center decided it had wasted $62M on askng IBM’s Watson computer to cure cancer. It is not surprising, really…a machine cannot ask questions yet, it can only answer them.