A grumpy review that is a bioethics lecture instead. Bioscientists understand that reproduction is an open experiment in nature, and that any and all ideas are welcome.
A critique of Martine Rothblatt’s illuminating assessment of how cyber consciousness will evolve and come to be adjuncts, even replacements for ourselves. Here I contrast it with my DNA based approach, as the two paths are parallel now, but could meet at infinity.
It’s important for bioethicists to recognize that cloners can make an end run around them in the name of germline purity.
The blockchain is a distributed ledger that is inviolable, so it does make some sense as one repository for your DNA. Comments?
Your genotype being your DNA and the seat of your identity, and your body/phenotype is just one possible printout of it.
An introduction to the Genity concept, which is dedicated to managing our DNA genotypes or genome sequences indefinitely, including personal and remote repositories.
You have an open invitation to join in.
Aubrey de Grey, 51, is the man who insists that within a few decades technology will enable us human beings to beat death and live forever—that death is a problem to be solved, not a fate to be endured.