Superlongevity, Superintelligence, Superabundance

From Accelerating Future, thoughts on goals: "Superlongevity, superintelligence, and superabundance are a perfect summary of what we want and need. How can we achieve them? Superlongevity can be achieved by uncovering the underlying mechanisms of aging and counteracting them at the molecular level faster than they can cause damage. Huge research project, a long-term effort, but definitely worth the time and money. Leading organization in this area? The SENS Foundation. Superintelligence will be a difficult challenge, creating an intelligent being smarter than humans in every domain. It could take decades, or possibly longer, but it does seem possible. ... Superabundance can be achieved by creating programmable self-replicating machines powered and supplied by easily available resources and materials ... Achieving superlongevity, superintelligence, and superabundance will be incredibly challenging, but seemingly inevitable as long as civilization continues to progress ... There is no guarantee that we will achieve these goals in our lifetime - but why not try? Achieving any of these milestones would radically improve quality of life for everyone on Earth. The first step to making technological advancements available to everyone is to make them available for someone."

Link: http://www.acceleratingfuture.com/michael/blog/2009/08/superlongevity-superintelligence-superabundance/

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