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Sunday, March 15 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
AI, Immortality and the Future of Selves

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Join Martine Rothblatt, CEO of United Therapeutics and author of “Virtually Human: The Promise – and Peril – of Digital Immortality,” as she speaks with New York magazine’s Lisa Miller about the ideas behind a career and a life of radical innovation. Rothblatt and Miller will talk about such concepts as xenotransplantation, artificial intelligence, transgenderism, pharmaceutical development, space exploration, robotics – and the ways in which technology can help extend human life, and love, perhaps indefinitely.

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Lisa Miller

Journalist, New York Magazine
Lisa Miller is a Contributing Editor at New York magazine. She has won the Wilbur Award for religion writing (2008, 2009), the New York Newswomen's Award for feature writing (2014), and last year was a finalist for a National Magazine Award in the features and profiles category for... Read More →
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Martine Rothblatt

CEO, United Therapeutics Corporation
I created satellite communications companies, most famously Sirius XM, before creating a biotech company, United Therapeutics, to come up with a cure for my daughter's life-threatening condition, pulmonary hypertension. While doing all this I came out as a transwoman and challenged... Read More →


Sunday March 15, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
ACC Exhibit Hall 5 Austin Convention Center

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