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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 "new normal" is here to say

As we emerge from the pandemic, it is clear that our lives will not go back to normal. For me personally, the crisis has certainly introduced some financial pain and much uncertainty about my livelihood and those of my immediate family. It has made me appreciate many things I used to take for granted. For example, my initial reaction to not being able to book home food deliveries was initially that of extreme annoyance, until I received an email from the CEO of Sainsbury's explaining that this was due to ensuring those most vulnerable could be served first. Then my reaction turned to humiliation at my selfishness, and then very quickly to relief that this action was in place. For three weeks it became a daily quest to search for food before the shelves were empty. My sons and I took it in turns and our strategies got more and more exacting as we became better informed with local intelligence (the halal shop down the road was a particularly...