Episode 49 - Longevity pt 3

This week we continue with longevity research. We examine some critiques against it, and consider what it will mean for society if more and more people live longer.

Also, vertical farming in Shanghai, the ISS 200th spacewalk, and wandering black holes.



Shanghai vertical farming

ISS 200th spacewalk

Wandering black holes

Criticisms and Implications of Longevity research



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(Martin Lisec)

Links for further reading
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategies_for_Engineered_Negligible_Senescence#Technology_Review_controversy
https://academic.oup.com/gerontologist/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/geront/43.1.4
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/testing/genepatents
http://www.everydayhealth.com/longevity/longevity-boom-and-its-impact.aspx
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Episode 21 - Robots pt1 - In The Real World

In the first of my robots series I give you a rundown of some of the many robots you might encounter today, right now. Also, trillions of galaxies and a bionic marathoner



Trillions of galaxies

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(Image: 2MASS/Caltech)

Paralyzed marathoner Adam Gorlitsky

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Portland Marathon story

Robots in the Real World


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(Knightscope)

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(iRobot)

Here's a slew of articles and pages I read while researching the story. I'm too lazy to make clever titles for each one.

http://www.irobot.com

http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/13/technology/robot-yardwork-kobi/index.html?iid=ob_homepage_tech_pool

http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/09/opinions/dallas-robot-questions-singer/index.html

http://www.cstoredecisions.com/2016/09/26/autonomous-robot-food-grocery-delivery/
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/11/technology/think-amazons-drone-delivery-idea-is-a-gimmick-think-again.html?_r=0
http://money.cnn.com/2016/08/26/technology/dominos-drone-new-zealand/index.html
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/09/23/ups-cyphy-works-drone-delivery-drone-childrens-island/90874032/

http://knightscope.com

http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/robots/g795/3-robots-that-braved-fukushima-7223185/?slide=1

http://www.emergencymgmt.com/safety/5-Robots-That-May-Rescue-You-From-Natural-Disasters.html
http://crasar.org/disasters/

http://newatlas.com/oshbot-lowes-robot-sales-assistant/34560/
http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/lowes-robot-future-service-work
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Episode 20 - Zoltan Istvan

This week I have an interview with Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan. We talk about why transhumanism needs a political element, the environment, universal basic income, and the future of the arts in a transhumanist world.

Also, news about a Chinese radio telescope larger than Arecibo.



FAST Radio Telescope

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Zoltan Istvan

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The Transhumanist Party

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