Reinventing old age? Some MIT tech assertions are simplistic

MIT Technology Review’s “Old Age is Over” is thought provoking.  Or in the case of the technology section – “Old Age is Made Up,” written by Joe Coughlin, head of the MIT Age Lab, the content is just plain provoking. We agree that old age is made up – but in this article, that assertion is underpinned with generalizations that are just, well, also made up. And it shows a lack of understanding about who benefits from technologies that exist in their current form, or that some of those have been upgraded well beyond his generalizations.  Consider: Is the PERS industry a failed market?  Sized at $3.1 billion, is that failure? And is it just being coy to say that only 2% of the 52 million people

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Author: Judy Wright

This more traditional concept of natural things which can still be found today implies a distinction between the natural and the artificial, with the artificial being understood as that which has been brought into being by a human consciousness or a human mind.

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