Here are two well-written stories about longevity, the Palo Alto Longevity Prize, and my book, 100 Plus. Journalist Joshua Alvarez did a good job interviewing a diverse set of voices. Here are the two links: one and two. A few
Happy New year! In case you missed it, John Stossel hosted a fun series right before Christmas called “what a wonderful world” where he featured various authors and scientists, including me. Here’s a link to the video: http://www.foxbusiness.com/on-air/stossel/index.html#/v/1343254393001/do-you-want-to-live-to-be-200/?playlist_id=87530
Here’s a link to my recent interview with ‘Big Think’ where I mentioned Timothy Brown, the only man who has ever been cured of AIDS.
Aaron Saenz at Singularity Hub writes a thoughtful review of 100+: What would you do with another 75 years on this Earth? Not as a pain wracked wizened elder in a nursing home, but as a vibrant super-centenarian with the
Here’s an interview I did with Rick Docksai, assistant editor for THE FUTURIST. We talk about longevity and my upcoming book, 100 Plus.
Here’s a great column from Declan on what Congress is plotting for data collection in the name of helping children.
JiWire says that San Francisco has 801 public hotspots — more than anywhere else in the US. The Chron’s Ryan Kim wrote a news piece about it today. I hope the mayor reads it.
Pre-emptive regulation of nanotech is a silly idea and I say so in this news piece.
I spent another day this week leading a seminar at California’s Command College, a place where police officers go for extra training on a number of issues. My topic was technology and below are the links I said I’d post
John Wildermuth of the SF Chronicle wrote a story today about e-voting and PRI’s objections to obsessing over paper trails. As I said in the piece, the whole point of e-voting is to move away from paper and it really
Declan and Anne wrote another great piece on this issue today. They quote me saying I think that many of the politicians that criticize businesses for data practices are hypocrites because they are just as bad or worse with their
Here’s a great piece from Kevin Maney at USA Today on new diamond technology that has the potential to significantly change the computing world. He quotes me as saying that I’m awed by the technology, and I really am. The
The SF Chronicle quoted me on this issue today, and for whatever reason felt the need to say that PRI is funded by SBC, but of course they didn’t say by how much, leaving the false impression that SBC is
Today I led a discussion seminar at Command College on technology issues such as broadband, communications applications, privacy, security, intellectual property, nanotech, robotics, and biotech. The officers in the program were engaging and thoughtful — a good sign for the
If you’re wondering why, it’s because I changed my mind on TIA and this NY Sun piece by Josh Gerstein quotes me and others on the need to re-examine government data-mining programs.
I’ll be participating in a discussion about San Francisco and the digital divide tonight at 7:30 pm. The first part of the show is a panel discussion, but during the second half we will be taking questions from callers. If
I was interviewed by Tech Closeup on a bunch of tech issues recently. The producers of the TV show were nice enough to grant me permission to post it for those of you who don’t watch traditional TV anymore. Here’s
Will political spam have an impact on the election? I doubt it, but there’s a company called MailFrontier that says it could.