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!
Woebot - Automated friend & life coach.
Catalia Health - Catalia Health builds a platform to help engage people in managing their own health.
NuMedii - Disrupting Drug Discovery Using Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.
Atomwise - Artificial Intelligence for Drug Discovery.
Recursion Pharmaceuticals - Biotechnology company combining experimental biology and automation with artificial intelligence.
TwoXAR - Drug discovery and development company.
Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL) - Center of excellence for Artificial Intelligence research.
Apixio - Healthcare AI technology platform.
NextIT - Intelligent virtual assistants (IVAs) and enterprise chatbots.
AiCure - AI and advanced data analytics company that monitors patient behavior.More Survival resources
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Robotic scientists can do lab work faster
BBC - 06-Jul-2020
Does not mean that machines will be able to replace human scientistsRead more...
The UK's Spaceguard Centre is a key player in tracking near-Earth objects
BBC - 28-Jun-2020
Space objects aren't in lockdown so glad someone is still keeping any eye out for existential risksRead more...
More than 300,000 UK smokers quit in fear of coronavirus
World Economic Forum - 27-May-2020
The pandemic has caused a lot of people to rethink of their daily habitsRead more...