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Disrupting the Reaper: Tech Titans' Quest for Immortality Rages Forward - Futurism

Friday, October 12, 2018


Futurism

Disrupting the Reaper: Tech Titans' Quest for Immortality Rages Forward
Futurism
EVERYONE DIES. 'Just a fact. The knowledge and subsequent fear of our impending doom drives the way we go about this world: Either as methodically and cautiously as we can, playing the odds of hanging onto this mortal coil as long as we can, or, going ...

'Your Blood Will Freeze': How Foreigners Seek Immortality in Russia - Sputnik International

Thursday, October 11, 2018


Sputnik International

'Your Blood Will Freeze': How Foreigners Seek Immortality in Russia
Sputnik International
Do you even have frozen human heads? - We do, but you won't be able to take a picture of them. This is more or less the conversation that took place on a regional train to Semkhoz station about 66 km from Moscow. Here, in a small street, there is an ...

Syracuse Basketball: Will Tyus Battle reach immortality in year three? - Inside the Loud House

Thursday, October 11, 2018


Inside the Loud House

Syracuse Basketball: Will Tyus Battle reach immortality in year three?
Inside the Loud House
Tyus Battle, Syracuse Basketball's prodigiously polished scorer who has been eulogized ahead of his junior year, may end up making it his finest. When the 35th-best hooper in the country, Tyus Battle, pulled up to join the Syracuse basketball team in ...

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Silicon Valley's Newest Venture Is The Search For Immortality - News 5 Cleveland

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


News 5 Cleveland

Silicon Valley's Newest Venture Is The Search For Immortality
News 5 Cleveland
Emperors in Imperial China died from drinking mercury-based potions for eternal life. The story goes that Pope Innocent VIII was given the blood of three 10-year-old boys to fend off impending death. It didn't work. Legend has it Spanish explorer Ponce ...

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Savannah Stage Company tackles immortality with 'Tuck Everlasting' - Bluffton Today

Tuesday, October 09, 2018


Bluffton Today

Savannah Stage Company tackles immortality with 'Tuck Everlasting'
Bluffton Today
The question of immortality has long plagued the minds of mere mortals, presenting itself time and again through the lens of literature and folklore. Children's book author and illustrator Natalie Babbitt revived the question in her classic 1975 ...

Mortal grief proves immortality of love - La Croix International

Friday, October 05, 2018


Mortal grief proves immortality of love
La Croix International
A boy offers a lighted candle on a tomb in one of Manila's cemeteries. (Photo by Basilio Sepe). My brother Rene passed away on July 13 while I was returning to Manila. I had been with him since early June in our hometown in Tabaco City, about 800 ...

Warshaw: Chris Wondolowski on the precipice of MLS immortality - MLSsoccer.com

Friday, October 05, 2018


Warshaw: Chris Wondolowski on the precipice of MLS immortality
MLSsoccer.com
YOU KNOW WHAT I still can't wrap my head around? The second all-time leading goal scorer in MLS history went to a Division II college. San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski, the guy who has a chance to surpass Landon Donovan at the top of ...

Second adulthood: It's just another desperate paean to the myth of immortality - Irish Times

Friday, September 28, 2018


Irish Times

Second adulthood: It's just another desperate paean to the myth of immortality
Irish Times
Like face filler and buttock lifts or gargling with grated unicorn horn, it's just another desperate paean to the myth of immortality. Thinking about a second adolescence is simply something to keep us occupied for 10 minutes so we don't think about death.

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Recommended Reading: The reality of sci-fi's AI immortality obsession - Engadget

Saturday, September 22, 2018


Engadget

Recommended Reading: The reality of sci-fi's AI immortality obsession
Engadget
Are Hosts, Replicants, and robot clones closer than we think? Jayson Greene, The Ringer. Black Mirror already uncomfortably aligns with the real world, but we might be even closer to more advanced concepts from that show and others, like Westworld and ...

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ORMAN: Immortality and your major - Yale Daily News (blog)

Thursday, September 20, 2018


ORMAN: Immortality and your major
Yale Daily News (blog)
It's gotten valuable attention from ambitious futurists who seek to co-opt that immortality for human beings, ranging from Silicon Valley billionaires to New York Times writers obsessed with the philosophy of life and transhumanism. It was largely ...