Survival

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!

Resources

Immortality roadmap - Turchin Alexei's maps of global catastrophic risks including natural disasters, biological weapons and genetic engineering.

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Metabolism and mitochondria gene function impacted by spaceflight

New Scientist - 07-Nov-2019

Most changes reversed when back on Earth - but what about Mars microgravity?

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Flu vaccine 2019 and everything you need to know about that

Huffington Post - 23-Sep-2019

Flu can kill – it’s a good idea to get the jab every year

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Independent panel says we're not prepared for growing global pandemic risk

VOX - 19-Sep-2019

Politicians quickly forget the risk once the last crisis is over

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