The super rich are investing in new ways to make death optional.
Immortality may not be a reality yet, but rapidly evolving technology is making it more realistic, said Ray Kurzweil, the director of engineering at Google, at the Global Future 2045 World Congress hosted at the Alice Tully Hall, in Lincoln Center in Manhattan.
Russian tycoon Dmitry Itskov convened a meeting this weekend gone to explore the possibility of creating lifelike copies of humans to be uploaded with the contents of a real human brain.
Wouldn't it be great to be immortal? One Russian tycoon thinks it's possible - and he's looking for investors.