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Live Longer with AI

By : Tina Woods
Book Image

Live Longer with AI

By: Tina Woods

Overview of this book

Live Longer with AI examines how the latest cutting-edge developments are helping us to live longer, healthier and better too. It compels us to stop thinking that health is about treating disease and start regarding it as our greatest personal and societal asset to protect. The book discusses the impact that AI has on understanding the cellular basis of aging and how our genes are influenced by our environment – with the pandemic highlighting the interconnectedness of human and planetary health. Author Tina Woods, founder and CEO of Collider Health and Collider Science, and the co-founder of Longevity International, has curated a panel of deeply insightful interviews with some of today’s brightest and most innovative thought leaders at the crossroads of health, technology and society. Read what leading experts in health and technology are saying about the book: "This is a handbook for the revolution!" —Sir Muir Gray, Director, Optimal Ageing "You can live longer and be happier if you make some changes – that is the theme of this book. Well-written and compelling." —Ben Page, CEO, Ipsos Mori "Tina's book is a must-read for those who want to discover the future of health." —José Luis Cordeiro, Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Director, The Millennium Project; Vice Chair, Humanity Plus; Co- Author of The Death of Death About the consultant editor Melissa Ream is a leading health and care strategist in the UK, leveraging user-driven design and artificial intelligence to design systems and support people to live healthier, longer lives.
Table of Contents (8 chapters)
Preface
7
Index

Final thoughts

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of civic society in building resilience in the face of a crisis. Learning from this, we need to give power to people in their local communities and heal the fracture lines that have been exposed—especially by addressing the health and wealth inequalities that have put the most deprived and vulnerable at the highest risk of dying from COVID-19.

We can choose to protect our health and increase our wealth by empowering our citizens rather than relying on state control. While South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore have used tracking applications to control the spread of the virus, they have benefitted far more through quick, extensive testing, accurate reporting, and the willingness of their populations to cooperate. But to achieve such a level of compliance, you need trust. People need to trust science, to trust public authorities, and to trust the media.

We also need shared values that bind us together as...