Hacking Life: The Sci & Sci-Fi of Immortality


After four billion years of evolution, our species is on the verge of taking control of our evolution. The genetic revolution will transform healthcare, alter the way we make babies, the nature of the babies we make, how long we live and unlock latent human potential. Futurist and SciFi writer Jamie Metzl explores the latest technological breakthroughs in the science of genetic engineering and human life extension and their big picture implications for all of us.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner