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Live Longer with AI

By : Tina Woods
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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)

Building up Assets for the 100-Year Life

"A child born in a rich country today has a very plausible chance of living to 100; while this increase in life expectancy has been happening for decades, we continue to structure our lives the way our parents or even grandparents did. Unless deep seated social change occurs then a longer life is a gloomy prospect, making longevity a curse and not a gift."

— Andrew Scott, Co-Author, The 100 Year Life

In 2018, Earth became home to more people aged 65 years and over than children under five, for the first time ever. The 50-plus population now represents four generations, including the Baby Boomers and Generation X. By 2031, the 50-plus population will include millions of Millennials; Generation Z will begin to join the cohort in 2047.

This growing aging demographic has long been generating concern that this will weaken economic growth as the number of people of working age declines and governments...