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Old 07-25-2017, 04:51 PM
 
Location: DFW
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If you

https://www.digitaltrends.com/health...l-immortality/

Good read, not sure if it's believable as there are a couple of assumptions that it makes:

1.) Moore's law will continue indefinitely.
2.) Assuming #1 is true, the AIs that we build won't turn against us.
3.) Nuclear war doesn't happen.
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Old 07-25-2017, 05:11 PM
 
Location: Old Hippie Heaven
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I'm not holding my breath.
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Old 07-26-2017, 03:02 PM
 
Location: Wine Country
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Lets just say we can live that long, don't you think we would run out of resources really fast? We are already an overpopulated planet. If no one dies how do we support everyone?
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Old 07-28-2017, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Follow the oil exhaust cloud until you run out of gas, then turn left
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It's just Ray Kurzweil speculating again. Take it with tons of grains of salt.
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Old 07-29-2017, 08:03 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Lets just say we can live that long, don't you think we would run out of resources really fast? We are already an overpopulated planet. If no one dies how do we support everyone?
Rich people will live. Everyone else will die. I didn't read the article, but if we start turning into cyborgs, which is how I think the evolution of people will proceed, imagine how expensive that will be. The common man will have no chance. Only the rich will benefit from this technology.
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Old 07-30-2017, 08:58 PM
 
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There is absolutely no science or logic behind Kurzweil's fantasy of physical immortality. This is just a new religion for atheists.
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Old 07-30-2017, 11:08 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...
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If you're alive in 30 years, it's likely you'll be alive in 1000 years.

I have a hunch that I'll miss it by 10 years, oh well.
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Old 07-30-2017, 11:37 PM
 
Location: Back and Beyond
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Who would want to be alive that long. Talk about boring.
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Old 07-31-2017, 08:38 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles County
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That's cutting it kind of close for me.
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Old 08-06-2017, 01:39 AM
 
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If you

https://www.digitaltrends.com/health...l-immortality/

Good read, not sure if it's believable as there are a couple of assumptions that it makes:

1.) Moore's law will continue indefinitely.
2.) Assuming #1 is true, the AIs that we build won't turn against us.
3.) Nuclear war doesn't happen.
Who wants that? It would be Hell on Earth.
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