It's never too early to prepare for the future. (May 2019)
In this issue: the biology of hacking humans
Advancing technology while also reversing the downgrading of humanity
Anti-aging/extending the human life span while also extending health
HOW HUMANS GET HACKED
WIRED speaks to Yuval Noah Harari and Tristan Harris (Co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology - formerly known as the "Time Well Spent" Movement)
It doesn't matter how old you are or how smart you are - today, it is easier than ever before, for AI+big data (pointed at our brains), to know us better than we know ourselves and therefore manipulate our perceived free will.
We don't want to know that we are hackable animals - we don't want to know if our amygdala is working for Putin, Google, FB, Youtube or any other attention keeping app. The only realistic way to protect ourselves is to increase our own self-awareness.
The Problem - Center For Humane Technology
Learn how the extractive attention economy is tearing apart our shared social fabric and causing human downgrading. Find out how to build humane technology.
Harari Challenges Mark Zuckerberg on the Future of Technology in Society
The upsides of technology and humanity are both more likely, when we minimize our bias/blindspots. Zuckerberg seems a bit defensive and protective in this video. Lack of awareness & denial of our biases is typically when biases become an issue.
AGING IS A CHRONIC CONDITION (LIKE CHANGE)
Mind blowing new anti-aging research from David Sinclair, Ph.D.
Inside the Biotech Startup That Wants to Extend Your Life
W hile dreams of a cure for aging have existed since Herodotus's first writings of the fountain of youth, longevity research is a relatively modern area in science. In the 1930s, researchers began to suspect that there might be a cellular-level...