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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Future of Ageing


The Future of Aging
Aging today looks much different than it did a generation ago. Looking to the future, predicted patterns of aging might even be incomprehensible to people from a couple of generations ago. This forward-looking talk will explore ongoing and upcoming trends that will continue to change the face of aging in our world.


Future of Ageing 2021: Reimagining ageing in a changing world
At Future of Ageing 2021, we explored how Government, business and individuals need to plan for the future of ageing and how we instill fresh thinking into well-worn debates. We wanted to recalibrate and reimagine ageing in light of new norms around what it’s like to age.


The new future of ageing: Smart homes for seniors
Directed by Professor Sarah Pink from the Emerging Technologies Research Lab, ‘Smart Homes for Seniors' shares the joys, frustrations and wisdom of Australian seniors as they learned to live with digital voice assistants, smart lights and robotic vacuum cleaners during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.


The Future of Aging
The Future of Aging


Ageing genes, future sensors and plastic roads
Predictions expect 1 in 6 people in the world will be over the age of 65 by 2050. This demographic shift will create a "gray tsunami" that will result in a dramatic increase in morbidity rates and add new pressures to our health systems. But what if we could take a drug to keep our bodies and minds younger for longer? That's exactly what Razor's Emma Keeling explores in this film, talking to Professor Vera Gorbunova and Dr Zhengdong Zhang who are studying a protein called SIRT6 which is strongly linked to longer lifespans. The rare gene variant was identified in people who have lived to 100 or more and appears to slow down the fundamental processes that cause aging. The team behind the research says the findings could boost efforts to develop anti-ageing drugs.


The Future of Longevity
Dmitry Kaminskiy, Partner, Deep Knowledge Ventures, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about What is longevity and why does it matter if we live longer? Health span v. Lifespan. The Intersection of AgeTech, Wealt...


Experiments that hint of longer lives
What controls aging? Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon has found a simple genetic mutation that can double the lifespan of a simple worm, C. elegans. The lessons from that discovery, and others, are pointing to how we might one day significantly extend youthful human life.


10 Ways Humans Will Become Immortal by 2050
From Cryonics To Living In Android Bodies here are 10 Ways Humans Will Become Immortal by 2050


The Future Technology To Become Immortal
Undoubtedly the fear of death, encoded in our DNA to improve our chances of survival, is one of the least pleasant characteristics we are forced to live with. The idea that our life must have an end and then there is nothingness is not at all attractive, so it is not surprising that in the course of his history man has imagined countless ways to circumvent death. Immortality (or eternal life) is the concept of surviving forever or for an indefinite period of time, without facing death or overcoming death itself.


The future of ageing: Ageing better / Ageing badly?
This breakfast debate explores two possible futures: the world of ageing better and the world of ageing badly.


The future of longevity
Living longer is not only an important gain of humanity but it involves important consequences on both the individual and society level. Living longer means a longer post-active life that does not mean necessarily additional years of dependency but probably more years to live alone, especially for women. For society, the challenges are not less important. Ageing of the population will break the balance between active and non-active persons.


Engineering Immortality: the End of Aging?
Are there limits to the human lifespan? Is it possible to stop the process of aging? On average, humans now live far longer than at any point in our history thanks to science and technology. On the horizon, advances in new drugs and medical techniques promise a revolution in how we live, age and die. But these advances may come at a steep cost. In this program, experts explore future challenges while debating the ramifications of an immortal society.


Immortality By 2045 / Global Future 2045
Global Future 2045 Congress: Towards a New Strategy for Human Evolution


Could we all live a type of designer immortality in the near future?
We may be on the brink of designing DNA, genetically modifying humans and building a "super race". Are we ready for the potentiality of immortality by design? Peter is a Tech & Innovation Manager at KPMG and Co-founder of Transhumanism Australia, a community that educates and invests in scientific research and technologies which enhance the human biological condition.


Transhumanism & The Future of Humanity
Transhumanists are redefining what it means to be human. This talk takes a deeper look at the movement and its implications for the future.


Cyborgs, Futurists, & Transhumanism: A Conversation
Cyborgs, Futurists, & Transhumanism: A Conversation


Transhumanism and the future of the mind | Sylvia Gallusser
Transhumanism and the future of the mind | Sylvia Gallusser


What is Transhumanism & The Future of Technology? | Zoltan Istvan
What is the future of tech? What effect is all the innovation coming out of Silicon Valley having on us? Is it inevitable that machine intelligence will eliminate a vast majority of our jobs? Is it even possible to know what future tech will look like?


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