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X Prize's Peter Diamandis: "Talking to your dog and extending life"

Season 7, Ep. 21

Do you want to talk to your whales? Monkeys? Your dog? AI will make it possible. The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Peter Diamandis to talk about why he set up an $111m longevity prize (2:30), using AI to prevent death from “something stupid” (8:30), growing up in the Bronx (11:50), falling in love with space exploration (14:00), launching the X Prize (19:50), doing 30 of them in 30 years (26:30), his approach to AI innovation (29:15), speaking to animals (30:00), the power of a prize (33:00), why its hard to get the mega-rich to fund ideas (39:30), optimism (44:50), climate change (47:00), the future of longevity (51:00), and bitcoin (57:00). 

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