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i see transhumanism as a very extreme intensification of tendencies that are already there in capitalism, in terms of things like wealth and equality. if you look at the research into life extension technologies come at the people who are going to benefit from it are clearly the super—rich. so you're looking at some pretty radical socioeconomic implications. you are also looking at the idea we won't die when we are meant to die. there are people that think they could live for thousands of years. we will have an overpopulation of the planet, more than the moment. not if we are all uploaded to the cloud. we won't all be physically present. in the future, is it something you'd be interested in, uploaded to the cloud? not right now, maybe at 85! thank you very much indeed. that is about all we have time for this evening. but before we go, commercial space companies have long wanted to make space travel cheap enough for anyone with a few tens of millions of dollars hanging around, and that's pretty difficult if you have to build a whole new rocket every time you want to go into space.
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spacex havejust made a big step forward to that. here's the first ever relaunch and landing of a used, orbital rocket. have a lovely weekend. goodnight. ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three two, one... liftoff. atmospheric music. hello and welcome to sportsday. i'm tim hague. coming up tonight: celtic‘s chances of the scottish premiership title being won without them even playing, were wiped out by aberdeen. 7—0 winners at dundee!
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a club versus country row has emerged, as everton boss ronald koeman publicly criticises republic of ireland manager martin o'neill. only for o'neill to call koeman a "master tactician of the blame game". and charley hull remains in contention in her second round of the first women's golf major of the season. celtic will have to wait until sunday, at least, to secure the scottish premiership title after second—placed aberdeen thrashed dundee 7—0 at dens park this evening. in a win that included a first hat—trick for centre back, andrew considine.
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he turns 30 tomorrow and opened the scoring for the second—placed dons inside 17 minutes. his second made it 4—0 just before half—time, and with the game effectively over, many dundee fans were leaving the ground bythat point. celtic are still 22 points clear at the top, but this is a night that'll live long in the memory there was one game tonight in the championship, with derby county keeping their slim hopes of a playoff place alive with victory over queens park rangers. matej vydra scored the only goal of the game in the second half. and while qpr hit the post in the final minutes, the home side hung on. manager gary rowett marked his first home game in charge with the victory and his side are now six points off sixth placed sheffield wednesday. aston villa's neil taylor is "desperately sorry"
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for the tackle that broke seamus coleman's leg, according to his club manager steve bruce. the wales defender was sent off for his challenge against the republic of ireland last friday in what was a world cup qualifier. fifa have opened proceedings against taylor, and it could result in a three game ban instead of the usual one. well coleman's manager ronald koeman has been critical of the republic of ireland, managed by martin o'neill, for not protecting another of his everton players. james mccarthy aggravated a hamstring injury while on international duty, and had to be withdrawn from the side to face wales shortly before kick—off. here's what he had to say at his press conference earlier. the assessment by island medical tea m the assessment by island medical team was that it would be high risk forjames to play against wales. —— ireland. james decided to play for
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his country so when asked if he was fit to play he said he felt he was fit to play he said he felt he was fit and he was select did to start the game by the manager who in my opinion was not protect him the player. this evening republic of ireland manager martin o'neill has responded with a statement calling koeman "a master tactician of the blame game". on the football association of ireland website he wrote: probably have not heard the last of that. after the international break, there's a big weekend of premier league football ahead. starting with the merseyside derby at lunchtime. manchester united play west brom in one of six 3 o'clock kick off tomorrow, but they have a growing injury list — juan mata is the latest to be sidelined. he's had surgery on a groin problem. united are also without defenders chris smalling and philjones. managerjose mourinho says the injuries they picked up on england duty last week are "long term". jones injured his toe
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in a training ground tackle, while smalling was pictured in a leg brace himself a few days later. in superleague, leeds rhinos have moved into second place with a 26—18 victory over last season's champions wigan. leeds were only two points ahead at half time, but ran in two tries in the second half to pull clear — carl ablett with the final score. that's their fourth win in a row. castleford tigers still top the table though on points difference after they thrashed huddersfield 52—16. britain's charley hull is tied in third and two shots off the lead in the second round of the first women's golf major of the year in california. she's already had to complete her first round today because of delays caused by bad weather — this birdie at the 18th meant she finished one shot behind the leaders. she started her second round almost immediately after that but this approach shot to the par five 2nd,
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kept up her momentum by setting her up for a birdie. she's 5 under par at the moment. south korea's inbee park leads on 7 under. johanna konta will become the world number seven if she beats caroline wozniacki in the miami open final this weekend. konta put on a classy display to beat venus williams in straight sets in the semis and becomes the first british woman to reach the final in miami. iam happy i am happy to come through that. i was not able to serve it out the first time but the second time was able to serve relief and excitement that i am able to be part of the last day of the tournament. defending championjudd trump is out of the china open snooker. he lost 5—3 to the world number 76 hossein vafaei. the iranian made two centuries on his way to victory, with breaks of 100 and 106. the 22 year old now takes on mark williams for a place in the final. kyren wilson plays mark selby in the other semi final. british canoeing is the latest
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national governing body to have concerns raised about the welfare of its athletes. a coach was suspended last year following a formal complaint. an independent investigation was then started, and is yet to be concluded. our reporter david ornstein has more. uk sport with a government arm that provides public money for olympic and paralympic sports say they are aware of the investigation but says the responsibility of the governing body and are not able to comment on any detail of ongoing investigations. can you ring had its most successful olympics with three gold and three bronze medals for the paralympic gb team. finishing on football, and the premier league has launched what it calls its "most ambitious community programme to date" attempting to boost learning by linking education to the sport.
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primary stars is a scheme providing teaching resources such as lesson plans and activities to 10,000 primary schools by 2019. our sports news correspondent richard conway can tell us more. this is a lesson you should heed. try, try again. the premier league is reaching out to primary schools as it tries to provide some learning inspiration and help keeps people active. it energises people, motivates people, young people in particular and that is why we are doing it. free online resources are made available for teachers to download and for those in classrooms seemingly keen to combine their studies with sports. i do not really like reading but if i use football,
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i will have fun reading. we lend about different assignments from players. we do not really like maths but if football is combine it will make it more appealing. premier league one sick at a click 10,000 primary schools by 2019 and it is rolling out an advertising campaign across the nation, using its full star power to win hearts and minds. what should you do in this case? try, try again. premier league darts hope that popularity will foster a love of learning amongst children and also a love of league. and that's all from sportsday with me tim hague, thanks for watching. time now for your latest update.
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heavy showers affecting wales and western england. mostly across north—west england by the end of the night. prolonged rain for some. north—west england by the end of the night. prolonged rainforsome. some rain into north—west scotland. clear skies overnight across eastern england. saturday morning, scattered showers and early morning. one or two drifting into the midlands. eastern part still mainly dry with sunny spells though showers will break out. persistent rain in north—west england. it will take much of the morning to clear to showers. showers into western parts of scotland. they will break out elsewhere. rain in north—west
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england beginning to ease into the afternoon. cloud building elsewhere. a chance for hale and thunder. the winter quite light. some sunshine in between and quite pleasant. so was around for a time on saturday evening and then they will die away. a reach of high pressure on saturday morning. in scotland and northern ireland and especially a touch of frost to begin the day on sunday. some cloud around, most of us will see sunshine at some stage. the winds are again light and sunny spells will make it feel quite pleasant. some spots getting higher. it all looks fairly calm for the
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races on sunday. do enjoy the action. in the next week, high pressure comes action. in the next week, high pressure comes back and things look mainly dry. april showers for saturday. some heavy with hail and thunder. most places will be die on sunday to fall part two of the weekend. for further sunday to fall part two of the weekend. forfurther details, head online. welcome to bbc news. a rigid armoured. our top stories: welcome to bbc news. a rigid armoured. ourtop stories: street protest have escalated in venezuela.
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