Billionaire investor Carl Icahn (72) recently made the bloglines with his energetic position on the Microsoft – Yahoo deal. He has a blog too or at least it is coming soon since 01/31. /Having a blog for more than 3 months without any content is kinda equivalent with planning to sign up for Twitter but… Continue reading 80 is the new 50 so Carl Icahn has a blog without content.
Brian Malow defines himself as a science comedian. Here are some videos to put the idea of ‘science comedy’ to the test. Have fun if you can!
I’ve just noticed a New York Times paid “stem cell research” Google Adwords ad in my gmail inbox besides the automated “Rejuvenation Research Vol. 11, No. 1, Feb 2008 is now available online” mail. That said, The New York Times is ranking the “stem cell” buzzword high and fishes for layman readers interested in the… Continue reading The New York Times advertises itself with stem cell research
The Warda-Han-Proteomics saga continues and finds its way to the show/entertainment business. We’ve already listened to Han, now it’s time for Warda to speak, which he did in an email to James Randerson over at the Guardian Science blog, which makes think (indeed ‘rethink’ as W suggests) that the Warda-Han pair is probably the Laurel… Continue reading Warda speaks: “We say the truth, I not burrow any sentences from others.”
I just got the alert from Kevin Dewalt: “Aubrey is scheduled to be on Colbert tonight in case anyone is watching.” Remember the recent case when Good Morning America cancelled the scheduled airtime for Aubrey de Grey saying the whole life extension subject was “too sciencey“. Update: Aubrey de Grey on Colbert Report (video) and… Continue reading Aubrey de Grey on the Colbert report tonight?
The ongoing mainstream Web 2.0 summit has a little coverage on health and biomedicine too: an upcoming conversation with genomics maverick, uncovered Craig Venter and a past presentation by Marissa Mayer, Google’s Vice President for Search Products & User Experience, on health information. Sarah Milstein says: “They’re also interested in helping you store and access… Continue reading Venter on the Web 2.0 summit, Mayer on Google Health and petabytes
You can see now Wired Science Pilote Episode on PBS, I saw the Stem Cell Explorer segment. According to the introduction: “Brian Unger interviews premier stem cell researcher Dr. Renee Reijo Pera, the Co-Director of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center at UCSF, a beneficiary of a 2004 California initiative to allocate $3.5 billion over… Continue reading Wired Science TV Show, Pilote Episode: Stem Cell Explorer or Not?
Links I enjoyed recently all from mainstream media: San Fransisco Chronicle: THE LOST TAPES Conversations tape-recorded in the early years with Google’s founders illuminate how their actions forged the growth of a Silicon Valley giant via Philipp Lenssen’s blog. New York Magazine: The Death of (the Idea of) the Upper East Side by Jay McInerney… Continue reading Whatbox, Upper Lost Side, Stem Cell Connect-icut (weekend back links)
I am more and more surprised on how journalists are verbalizing the $6 billion California Stem Cell Situation. On the one hand California Institute of Regenerative Medicine has just got the first big, $181 million fund in state and private loans to scientists for realizing embryonic stem cell research out of the promised billions called… Continue reading Boondoggling the California Stem Cell Gold Rush? Journo lingo overload
And now for something completely different! Sometimes life is just simply life for me without any extension. This is Life.exe. So at the weekends during the largely dead webtimes, I’ll blog about other things than stem cells, regenerative medicine, maximum life extension and biotech. This week offstory is a report, which shows the transformation of… Continue reading Valley Brats in Rolling Stone’s Tech Issue: trends in journalism (weekend off)
This is the last part of the blogterview with Chris Patil about the growing role of blogs and the web in aging research and life extension activism. Spread, summarize, criticize, connect. Thanks Chris for the answers. Part I. Ouroboros’ Chris Patil: answers to life extension questions I. Part II. Blogterview with Ouroboros’ Chris Patil, II.:… Continue reading Ouroboros’ Chris Patil, III.: What can blogs do for life extension?
The term ‘Stem Cells’ eventually stepped out its scientific home and became the viral name of a music-performance group. Hear their Human Stem Cell Audio Therapy blabla from their website transmitted to audio by me via Odeo: [odeo=http://odeo.com/audio/2234526/view] Anyway, I offer the next music names for future generations: Tissue Engineers, DJ RegMed, MC Growth Factor,… Continue reading Stem Cells get viral and part of the pop culture: The Stem Cells – live
From Yahoo News: LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Bennett Miller, the Oscar-nominated director of “Capote,” is working on a futuristic movie called “The Immortalist.” The project, which has yet to be written, is a “character-driven drama set in the emerging world of life extension,” he said. Details of the plot are still under wraps, but… Continue reading Future Hollywood movie called “The Immortalist”