When I'm 164: The New Science of Radical Life Extension, and What Happens If It Succeeds
I simply wanted more details. Lay out a robust case of WHY we will live to be so old. A few pages, literally, for a major field that is contributing ...more
“Desired Lifespan (30,000 people asked): • 80 Years – 60%, • 120 Year – 30%, • 150 Year – 10%, • Forever - < 1%.”
Thank goodness for the (<) 1% lunatic fringe, the techno-optimists and the techno-heroes. Without them we’d probably never have made it into the Stone Age, let alone beyond.
Consistent with the mantra of TED Conferences and TED Videos, TED Books offer another exciting delivery system for my needed doses of “ideas worth spreading”.
‘When I’m ...more
by DAVID EWING DUNCAN
Read by an octogenarian
Another compelling and insightful read via TED's Books. An easy to read compilation of insights about our life journeys by the author and a vast number of other notable humans. Succinctly documented and linked to their sources.
As a successful octogenarian, reading this book I was compelled to briefly list my medical history from my birth to the present.
A concise little book set at about the same length as a TED conference presentation. The book presents a general overview of the anti-aging idea, discussing both good and bad points. Not much of this is really new and has been covered in other books, but it does make for a nice introduction to the concepts. This book was my first introduction to the TED books series and this one was interesting enough that I will probably check out a few more of them.