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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)

The multistage life

Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at London Business School, co-wrote the acclaimed book The One Hundred Year Life[7], which sets out the challenges and opportunities that living longer brings. The book describes how as we are living longer we are moving from a three-stage life, split into education, work and retirement, to a multistage life, with periods of learning, building up both tangible assets (such as income, property, savings) and non-tangible assets (like social networks, building up skills in a process of "re-creation").

I read the book when I started my health innovation business at the age of 52, a little over three years ago. It resonated completely and helped me assuage the panic I initially felt as the newbie "oldie entrepreneur" about the time it would take for the contracts and revenue to start flowing (building up my "intangible assets," as they are described in the book). It also helped me manage my feelings...