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!
Company developing high-performance ultrasound platform and AI for imaging and therapeutics.
Conversation with author and journalist Debora MacKenzie
Including response plans for avian influenza, Ebola and Zika virus
Artificial Intelligence for the impartial analysis of skin health & testing the efficiency of anti-aging products.
In-home early warning system for detecting increased frailty in elderly.
AI platform for professionals.
Survival Blog Posts
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
How to track your temperature to spot coronavirus
14-Apr-2020 Fever is a key symptom of covid-19 – what is it, and how to spot its onset? Includes free Excel template to track and chart your temperature.
Coronavirus – 28 days later
11-Mar-2020 After 28 days, halving or doubling your infectiousness makes a 60x difference
Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom - Book Review
12-Nov-2019 Review of Nick Bostrom's book Superintelligence on the risks of artificial intelligence
A drug that reverses ageing to help fight COVID
Connecticut Post - 17-Nov-2020
Elderly have a higher mortality risk with COVID - reversing ageing could reduce itRead more...
Study finds patients with good vitamin D levels half as likely to die of coronavirus
Independent - 26-Sep-2020
Definitely no harm in taking normal levels of vitamin D supplements - and could save your lifeRead more...
Research Scholars Programme at Future of Humanity Institute - now open
Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) - 12-Aug-2020
Research long-term consequences in Oxford with world leading thinkers such as Nick BostromRead more...