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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)

Health as our greatest asset for societal progress

The market economy remains one of our most impressive inventions. But the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed, in horrific detail, how our most vulnerable and those in poorest health have suffered the most; current structures are not fit for purpose to solve the challenges of now and tomorrow.

Many would argue that, certainly in the West, a new form of socially responsible, inclusive capitalism is needed, to harness technology for good uses in the "new normal" world ahead. The World Economic Forum is calling this "stakeholder capitalism" in its Global Reset initiative, to set the world on the right path.

Arguably, it is our young people who will suffer the most from the pandemic in the long term. Their mental health has suffered more than older populations, and I only have to look to my three sons to see that they see the future with less hope and optimism than I did at their age.

Heartening to see, however...