Known worldwide for his transhumanist ideas, José Cordeiro, an engineer at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, believes that advances in science and technology will not only stop aging, but rejuvenate people if they wish. “Death will be optional in 3 decades,” he says.
In 2016, he received the Health Excellence award for the promotion and dissemination of advances in longevity and life extension. He is a member of the World Academy of Art and Science; and, moreover, he is the founder and professor of the Singularity University, an organization created by Google and NASA to study issues such as the evolution of artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies such as cryopreservation.
In all probability, one of the most controversial talks of this edition of the Maker Faire Galicia.