Ask A Genius 238 – Metformin (4)

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Ask A Genius 238 – Metformin (4)

Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner

July 24, 2017

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Rick Rosner: And then there will be a zillion psychological implications of the end of aging.  But those will all get messed-in with other social factors that are going on, because most people who may be 80 and look like they are in their 30’s will also have a lot of other technology to be plugged into other people.

You know there will be people, they will be infested with AI, so you can’t just talk about a world in which nobody looks old, because it won’t be like the Star Trek World that you see when, sometimes in the Star Trek movies they return to Earth and it is just people walking around and everybody looks young and pretty and they wearing a-symmetric clothes, and there’s big plazas with big architecture.

And that’s going to be a full picture of the year 2300, because people won’t be the highest form of life.  It will be augmented people and other manifestations of AI.  So, it becomes pretty hard to predict what the world will look at by 2100 or 2130.

Alright, that’s enough of that.

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Rick Rosner

American Television Writer


Rick Rosner

Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing


In-Sight Publishing


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