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>For those who'd like immortality Woody Allen style  -- "by not dying" -- the Swedish artist team Bigert & Bergström now offer a link to a fearless video feature I saw last year at the Museum of Modern Art -- a multimedia sprint across a biomedical, ethical, and spiritual frontier. Especially worth seeing if the idea scares you!

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Life Extended, HD 58 min, 2009 from Bigert & Bergström on Vimeo.

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Edward Tenner is a historian of technology and culture. He was a founding advisor of Smithsonian's Lemelson Center and holds a Ph.D in European history. More

Edward Tenner is an independent writer and speaker on the history of technology and the unintended consequences of innovation. He holds a Ph.D. in European history from the University of Chicago and was executive editor for physical science and history at Princeton University Press. A former member of the Harvard Society of Fellows and John Simon Guggenheim fellow, he has been a visiting lecturer at Princeton and has held visiting research positions at the Institute for Advanced Study, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy. He is now an affiliate of the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. He was a founding advisor of Smithsonian's Lemelson Center, where he remains a senior research associate.

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