Even when biologically speaking humans can live forever, there are still accidents, violence, natural disasters, etc, that can extinguish life.
Each threat is major topic in its own right but its important to keep an eye on them as the bigger the problem the longer it takes to fix it.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) - Will it help or destroy us?
Climate Change - technology should come up with solutions but I suggest erring on the side of caution for now
Energy - where is it all going to come from to power technological advances and maybe reverse climate change?
Earth Monitoring - massive monitoring projects to help predict and prevent natural disasters
Natural Disasters - earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunami and more
Pandemics - diseases can spread faster than we can produce cures and vaccines
Society - If society doesn’t survive, then you don’t survive… technology giveth, and technology taketh away!
Book by futurist David Wood - including a brief review
Science fiction, techno-thriller novel by Michael Crichton.
French company developing solutions to reduce global and local emissions.
Examines the most fundamental question about the future of humanity – our long term survival
NUS Healthy Longevity webinar with Alex Zhavoronkov - CEO of Insilico Medicine
Book about artificial intelligence and robots written by Woodrow Barfield.
Planetary defense mechanism demonstration and test to be carried out in 2021
Science fiction book about climate changes written by Kim Stanley Robinson.
Science fiction novel #5 from The Murderbot Diaries series written by Martha Wells.
Science fiction novel #4 from The Murderbot Diaries series written by Martha Wells.
Survival Blog Posts
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Summary of London Futurists’ Engineering Greater Human Resilience Panel Discussion
27-Apr-2020 Interesting thoughts from an international panel of futurists
Coronavirus Deaths UK Tracker
22-Apr-2020 Tracking UK COVID-19 deaths to see when the peak is passed
Sweat sensor spots early signs of COVID-19 cytokine storms
Medgadget - 16-Apr-2021
Early diagnosis of respiratory infections with sweat sensor could enable early treatment to save livesRead more...
Heart gets smaller in long duration space missions
BBC - 30-Mar-2021
Despite exercising, reduced gravity causes heart atrophy in space travelers, likewise in long-distance swimmersRead more...
BioAge's anti-ageing drug to treat Covid-19 enters phase 2 trial
Longevity Technology - 22-Mar-2021
Reverses immune ageing and can prevent death from coronavirus infection in the elderlyRead more...