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Between Ape and Artilect: Conversations with Pioneers of AGI and Other Transformative Technologies
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Human Purpose and Transhuman Potential: A Cosmic Vision for Our Future Evolution
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Longer, Better Lives Program


Twenty extra years of healthy life are just as valuable in someone's second century of life as in their first. With the Longer, Better Lives program we seek to make the case for longer healthier lives, addressing objections to life extension, from the alleged problem of overpopulation to the threat of ennui. We are coordinating and seeking consultation with senior citizens groups and organizations of the disabled to help them challenge ageist and ableist attitudes that discourage the full utilization of health technology.

IEET Longer, Better Lives News

Longevity DividendLongevity Dividend List Promoting research into and access to technologies for healthy longevity

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Longevity Dividend Campaign

Longevity Dividend Statement, the Longevity Dividend article in The Scientist (March 2006)

Immortality Institute An international network of people working on radical life extension.

Methusaleh Mouse Project An annual prize for the team that has made a mouse live the longest, directed by IEET Fellow Aubrey de Grey.

InfoAging.org A site sponsored by the American Federation for Aging Research, providing comprehensive information about aging from a mainstream scientific point of view.

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"Why there is no mind/body problem"  TEDx Talks (Jul 25, 2014)

"Why Solitary Confinement Is The Worst Kind Of Psychological Torture"  by George Dvorsky (Jul 25, 2014)

"The Trifecta of Roommate Selection Technology: Privacy, Prejudice, And Diversity"  by Evan Selinger (Jul 25, 2014)

"The Maverick Nanny with a Dopamine Drip: Debunking Fallacies in the Theory of AI Motivation"  by Richard Loosemore (Jul 24, 2014)

"Chiding CEOs at Walgreens and Other Corporate Defectors"  by Richard Eskow (Jul 24, 2014)

"Why We’ll Still Be Fighting About Religious Freedom 200 Years From Now!"  by Valerie Tarico (Jul 24, 2014)

"Steven Wise of Nonhuman Rights Project on Colbert Report"  nonhumanrightsproject.org (Jul 23, 2014)

"How do you explain consciousness?"  TED (Jul 23, 2014)

"LEV: The Game – Play to Win Indefinite Life"  by Gennady Stolyarov II (Jul 23, 2014)

"When risk gets personal"  by Andrew Maynard (Jul 23, 2014)

"A vote for stem cells"  nature video (Jul 21, 2014)

"The Singularity Is Near Movie Trailer"  The Singularity Is Near (The Movie) (Jul 21, 2014)


Exploring Life Extension (Immortality Institute 2005)



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