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.

World’s Richest Man predicts 3-day workweek – (Poorer billionaires predict an apocalypse)

Ed Park, MD #PhilanthropyFridays, overpopulation, slice of life Leave a Comment

Last night, I was helping my 11-yo son with his history assignment: a comic, showing the evolution of mankind from the stone age, to the neolithic, to the modern industrial phase. In Oliver’s last panel, his Homo sapiens sapiens concluded that the efficiencies of a mechanized world allowed them to enjoy being human.

This morning, I was pleased to find a similar sentiment from none less that Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man.

#stopthemyth – the important message of Bill and Melinda Gates

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Bravo to Bill and Melinda Gates for their annual letter just released that explains why poor countries are not always going to be poor, why foreign aid is NOT a waste of money, and why Mathusian fears of overpopulation have never been justified by real world examples