Skip to comments.Google, Entrepreneurs, and Living 500 Years
Posted on 03/13/2015 6:43:06 AM PDT by Mellonkronos
[The one thing to add is that free markets are absolutely necessary so that entrepreneurs can pursue their ideas and innovations.]
Google, Entrepreneurs, and Living 500 Years
By Edward Hudgins
Is it possible to live to be 500?
Yes, answers Bill Maris of Google, without qualifications.
A Bloomberg Markets piece on Google Ventures and the Search for Immortality documents how the billions of dollars Maris invests each year is transforming life itself. But the piece also makes clear that the most valuable asset he possesses and that, in others, makes those billions workis entrepreneurship.
Maris, who heads a venture capital fund set up by Google, studied neuroscience in college. So perhaps it is no surprise that he has invested over one-third of the fund's billions in health and life sciences. Maris has been influenced by futurist and serial inventor Ray Kurzweil who predicts that by 2045 humans and machines will merge, radically transforming and extending human life, perhaps indefinitely. Google has hired Kurzweil to carry on his work towards what he calls this singularity.
Maris was instrumental in creating Calico, a Google company that seeks nothing less than to cure aging, that is, to defeat death itself. This and other companies in which Maris directs funds have specific projects to bring about this goal, from genetic research to analyzing cancer data.
Maris observes that There are a lot of billionaires in Silicon Valley, but in the end, we are all heading for the same place. If given the choice between making a lot of money or finding a way to live longer, what do you choose?
Google Ventures does not restrict its investments to life sciences. For example, it helped with the Uber car service and has put money into data management and home automation tech companies...
(Excerpt) Read more at atlassociety.org ...
You can live to be 500, but only if you let Google display ads across your forehead and track you everywhere you go.
Thees Google clowns are now smoking crack.
This is is what happens to people that get too big for their britches and become Megalomaniacs.
I would bet these guys do not even make it to 100.
Yes there are things that can slow your growth, but you can't cheat death.
Consciousness (aka our Souls) cannot merge with electronics.
The life force is in our blood. This has been known for a very long time.
What you might get in A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) robot is a Clone of yourself. Although it is not your true authentic self.
This is what happens to folks that do not believe in a Creator. So sad....
If Google figures out how to get people to live to 500 years old, - it's NOT cheating death - it might actually be a fulfillment of prophecy. - The people in Noah's day lived to almost 1000 years old ---- but, yes, they still DID die.
As my late mom would have said, before passing at 95, “Who wants to be a little old lady for over four hundred years?”
Tithonus was given eternal life by Zeus, but not eternal youth. He withered away, an older than old man.
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