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Bryan Johnson

Kernel on Psychedelics

Posting an email news letter from Bryan Johnson, Jan 26th Hello, Neuroscience is hard. Tell me if you see a pattern, emphasis mine: Pfizer, in 2018: “We have made the decision to end our neuroscience discovery and early development efforts…”… Continue Reading →

A Project Warp Speed for Our Minds

This week at Kernel, we’ve been circulating an executive summary on the cognitive effects of Covid-19, some suspected mechanisms, and exploring what we can do about it. I am sharing with you because I think it’s too important not to…. Continue Reading →

I AM HUMAN

For the past two years, I have been involved with a documentary on the future of the brain. As announced today in Wired, I’m excited to share that the film, I AM HUMAN, will be premiering at Tribeca Film Festival today… Continue Reading →

The Future You That You Least Suspect

The other night my teenage boys asked me what was on my mind (likely looking for material to make fun of me. Just kidding, they’re thoughtful kids). Instead of trying to “kid proof” my thoughts or rush the conversation, I… Continue Reading →

Sleep Is The New Coffee

A month ago I finished reading Why We Sleep. Not only did I become convinced that getting high-quality sleep is the best protector and enhancer of health and cognition, but it is also the most underappreciated. I’m shocked that sleep… Continue Reading →

The most incredible technology you’ve never seen

There’s money to be made and lives to be saved with the tiny stuff that’s all around us. Saving the world (or some subset of people in it) is in vogue among the world’s wealthiest. Jeff Bezos has a rocket… Continue Reading →

Brain Interface: A Vision Shared by Few, Feared by Many, and Destined for All

When I was approached to join Kernel, a startup building brain interfaces (BI), I was hesitant. I knew that the path to commercialize this technology was (and is) fantastically challenging. After nearly a year of working with Kernel as an… Continue Reading →

Impact Investing Just Doesn’t Cut It

Given the UN Climate Report released a few weeks ago, by the time my eight-year-old daughter graduates from high school, we’ll be in very big trouble. Yikes. After reading the report, I thought through a list of my instinctive yet… Continue Reading →

How uBiome is Making Our Microbiome the Platform That Changes Almost Everything

This article is part of a series about how OS Fund (OSF) companies are radically redefining our future by rewriting the operating systems of life. Or as we prefer to think about it: Step 1: Put a dent into the universe…. Continue Reading →

Thinking Outside of the Evolutionary Box: How Arzeda is Re-Imagining Proteins, the Building Blocks of Life

This article is part of a series about how OS Fund (OSF) companies are radically redefining our future by rewriting the operating systems of life. Or as we prefer to think about it: Step 1: Put a dent into the… Continue Reading →

How NuMat is Engineering the Building Blocks of the Future, One Molecule at a Time

This article is part of a series about how OS Fund (OSF) companies are radically redefining our future by rewriting the operating systems of life. Or as we prefer to think about it; Step 1: Put a dent into the… Continue Reading →

We Need “Strategically Unprecedented Moves,” From AI

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, in an essay in June’s issue of The Atlantic, joined a growing chorus of people warning us against a future shared between humans and advanced (i.e. so-called “general” or “superintelligent”) artificial intelligence (AI). This group includes the… Continue Reading →

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