Science, Innovation, and Longevity with Jose Luis Ricón Fernández de la Puente by Village Global's Venture Stories published on 2020-07-26T12:00:32Z Jose Luis Ricón Fernández de la Puente (@ArtirKel) joins Erik on this episode. He is currently at Twitter and is a researcher in several areas including the science of longevity. They discuss: - How science funding works currently and how it would work if he was redesigning the system. - Whether progress in science is slowing down. - His thoughts on GDP and how we measure innovation. - Whether the FDA is too restrictive or too permissive. - Healthcare costs in the USA, treatments with marginal benefits, and how a publicly-funded system triages patients. - How to fight aging and improve longevity. - The cultural problem with longevity research. - Challenges and opportunities in education and potential solutions. - His production function and why he puts bounties on his papers for others to find mistakes. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.