Lifeboat Foundation Guardian Award
is annually bestowed
upon a respected scientist or
public figure who has warned of a future fraught with dangers and
encouraged measures to prevent them.
The 2014 Lifeboat Foundation Guardian Award has been given to Elon Musk in recognition of his warnings about artificial intelligence, his promotion of space exploration including the creation of self-sustaining space colonies, and his efforts to improve our environment with electric cars and to expand solar energy generation.
Anthony Judge, author of Resource Insights from Plus or Minus 12 People on a Liferaft, joins our Human Trajectories Board.
Nicklas Bergman joins our Futurists Board. As part of an emerging research project at Lund University in Sweden, Nicklas is focusing on humankind's relationship to technology and technological development, and more specifically on the business implications of multi-disciplinary and transformative emerging technologies in the coming 5 to 50 years.