Tag Archives: longevity economy

Technology & Optimal Aging on a Lonely Planet.

Here we are, a global aging population, pivoting on a speedy technology curve – kick starting, crowd funding, backing another hackathon or pitch event to promote technology innovations we hope will enhance or improve our experience with the promise of longevity. Over at least the last five or so years, it has become quite alluring,

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Summer Shorts 27: Robotics, Active Aging & a Date with Destiny

Now I only just discovered that thanks to me, Toyota has kept their market share; and with their marketing foresight, they knew both of us would be on a date with destiny in my later life. It all started with that purchase of my very first car, a blue 2-door Toyota Corolla. Little did I

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Aging & Longevity & a Phantasmagorical Landscape of Innovation, Part 1

As a diligent follower of trends in technology developments that are inserting into the global aging narrative, I permit myself to be fascinated, not only because of the potential business opportunities but also because this market area has encouraged creativity and innovation with new inter-generational clusters of researchers, designers and marketers looking for ways to

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Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 16/17 – The Finalists.

Innovating Aging in Place. The theme for the 4th  annual Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity; and the nine finalists were announced last week. This contest is but one of several intersections where technology innovations address the needs of well-being for people “across the life span”. I’ve been following this particular event since

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Looking for Some Levity in Longevity.

“We are living in a storm, where a hundred contradictory elements collide; debris from the past, scraps from the present, seeds of the future – swirling, combining, separating under the imperious wind of destiny.” Adolphe Retté, La Plume, March 1, 1898 A new year is upon us and the urge to make resolutions and prognostications,

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The Business of Aging & a Longevity Economy 2016

What is the Business of Aging? It’s one of those phrases that can be heard in more than one way. For example in the un-capitalized version, it could mean that we are all aging, and simply put, there are matters or concerns we all face in that natural process. But with the big B, we

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