What makes a life worth living as you grow older?
- Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel revisits his essay on wanting to die at 75 years old.
- The doctor believes that an old life filled with disability and lessened activity isn't worth living.
- Activists believe his argument stinks of ageism, while advances in biohacking could render his point moot.
From computer hacking to biohacking, Dave Asprey has embarked on a quest to reverse the aging process.
- As a teenager, founder of Bulletproof, Dave Asprey, began experiencing health issues that typically plague older adults.
- After surrounding himself with anti-aging researchers and scientists, he discovered the tools of biohacking could dramatically change his life and improve his health.
- He's now confident he'll live to at least 180 years old. "It turns out that those tools that make older people young make younger people kick ass," he says.
Part Two of an interview with Dr. John Ratey.
- Harvard Medical School professor John Ratey says diet and exercise are both needed for optimal brain and body health.
- Ratey believes meat alternatives will be helpful in the future, but the science is not there yet.
- He also advises exercise as a necessary component of addiction recovery.
Why the effects of aging are detrimental to being the U.S. president.
- As there's a minimum age, there should be a maximum one.
- Aging causes decline in numerous cognitive skills as shown in numerous studies.
- Older candidates are less likely to support new ideas, technologies and societal changes.
A former employee says the company was trying to rebrand itself as "cool" and "trendy" in order to attract younger workers.
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- IBM faces a handful of lawsuits related to claims that the company engaged in ageist practices.
- On Tuesday, court documents revealed a past deposition of a former employee who said that IBM has fired as many as 100,000 employees in recent years.
- Some laid-off employees believe they were fired due to their age.